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The Fifty Monkey Ferris Wheel at the Santa Ana Zoo in Orange County, California
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The land that became the Santa Ana Zoo was donated on the stipulation that there will always be at least 50 monkeys at the zoo due to the landowner’s fascinations with the primates.

Outside the historic old courthouse in Santa Ana, California, now home to the Orange County History Center
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The Old Orange County Courthouse, the oldest court building in Southern California, now houses the Orange County History Center, which includes the Old Courthouse Museum, Orange County Archives and the Library of the Pacific Coast Archaeological Society.

A Rickenbacker guitar being made in Santa Ana, California
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Santa Ana's Rickenbacker International Corporation produced the first modern electric guitar. The Beatles and The Byrds played Rickenbacker Guitars during their heydays.

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Competitor in the Blading Cup in Santa Ana, California
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Frankie Vera

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Blading Cup

April

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Emerald Bay surrounded by lush forest

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Lake Tahoe

The Anaheim Packing District food hall, renovated from a former citrus packing house

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Anaheim

Bustling activity on the iconic Hollywood Boulevard

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Los Angeles

The Colorado Street Bridge, with Beaux Arts-style arches, built in 1913

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Pasadena

The famous horseshoe-shaped pier

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Redondo Beach

View of the Golden Gate Bridge from Baker Beach

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San Francisco

Skyline view of red tile roofs that reflect the city's Spanish heritage

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Santa Barbara

Pier and colorful houses at Capitola Beach

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Santa Cruz

Admiring the view at Castle Crags State Park

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Redding

Morning mist lingers on a vineyard near Forestville
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Sonoma

Strolling the grounds of the Wat Dhammararam Cambodian Buddhist Temple, which features more than 90 hand-carved statues
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Stockton