Government mandated status should be taken with a grain of salt but… the photos are too good to pass up 😎
The experience here in Orange County over the last few months has been nuts.
Being able to hang out down near the ocean and see the San Gabriel mountains just decked out in snow is surreal: https://i.redd.it/kueaye5p6si21.jpg
Another photo: https://i.redd.it/vy7dlavrh0f21.jpg
Anaheim hills, an area that rarely gets snowed on: https://i.redd.it/trbf198kb6i21.jpg
Then we roll right into the poppy/wildflower superbloom which has been bonkers: https://weather.com/travel/news/2019-03-13-super-bloom-flower-show-california#9
The blackstar canyon waterfall is LIT! https://i.redd.it/4bq8v71ff7j21.jpg
Last but not least we are smack dab in the middle of an epic butterfly migration, https://www.pasadenastarnews.com/2019/03/08/why-are-there-so-many-butterflies-in-southern-california-right-now/
This place sucks a lot of the time with all of the congestion and traffic, heat, smog, high cost of living etc… but times like this really make you stop and appreciate how beautiful it is.