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8 Sep

When I went to Orange County in June, one of the other press people on my trip was a reporter from the Boston Herald. While I was there to check out a hotel, she was on specific assignment to experience “The Real O.C.” The story she wrote about the trip finally ran today, just in time for the show’s season premiere.

Want to know about the “real” O.C.? Here’s my take on it.

Basically, there is no “real” O.C. Take the Bait Shop, for example. We were taken to the Newport Pier to see it, or at least where it would have been if it actually existed. The building that is supposed to be the Bait Shop, the one used for the exterior shots, is actually in Santa Monica, about an hour away. Continue reading