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The Best Of O. C. : Miscellany

January 31, 1991

Politician: Gaddi H. Vasquez, chairman, Orange County Board of Supervisors.

Pro athlete: Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jim Everett.

Beach: Newport Beach/Balboa Peninsula.

Waves: Huntington Beach.

Park: Too close to call--Irvine Regional Park and Huntington Beach Central Park.

New California trend: Recycling.

Old California trend: Surfing.

Place to take the kids: Disneyland.

Place to watch a sunrise: Saddleback Mountain.

Place to watch a sunset: Laguna Beach.

Place to go for a drive: Pacific Coast Highway (except in summer).

Place to get caught in traffic: Pacific Coast Highway at or near Laguna Beach.

Place to be in an earthquake: At home.

Place to watch locals: A tie--at the beaches (particularly Laguna Beach) and the malls (particularly South Coast Plaza).

Planned community: Irvine.

Unplanned community: Laguna Beach.

Architectural design: Orange County Performing Arts Center.

Car I'd most want to drive: Mercedes-Benz (in various models).

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