Lease at Highland Pinetree Apartments in Fullerton

The Highland Pinetree Apartments offer state of the art living near the hustle and bustle of the wonderful city of Fullerton. If you are looking for an area that provides a community feel while still being near nightlife and shops, Highland Pinetree is perfectly located off the 91 freeway and within a few minutes of parks, churches and local schools.

The complexes gorgeous greenery in the courtyard area, a place to get your exercise in at the fitness center, a sand volleyball court, a billiards table and three different pools (what more could you ask for?). The units are newly renovated and come in 1 or 2 bedroom spaces with granite countertops, crown molding, wood style floor, dishwashers and AC units. Our team offers guided tours of the facility, so if you are thinking about moving into the Fullerton area in 2017, give us a call at (866) 696-2690 and book a tour today. We look forward to having you move into our complex.

Fun Things To Do In Fullerton, CA

Fun Things To Do

Are you new to Highland Pinetree and want to explore the area? That’s great! There are a host of great ways to get out and learn your new neighborhood and meet your neighbors, too! Here are a few ways that you can explore the Fullerton area and enjoy the local scenery:

Laguna Lake Park: Ready for an enjoyable day out? Bring your walking shoes and baseball cap. From the tranquil fishing to bike riding, hiking and walking, you’ll leave here saying, “Ahh.” It’s the perfect way to spend the day whether you plan on bagging a lunch or you just want to stop in during your lunch hour to find a relaxing spot to eat.

Muckenthaler Arts and Cultural Center: Whether you attend for the music programs or to check out the amphitheater, this is a really cool place to check out. Bring your own food or buy it there and check out all the various arts and crafts that are for sale. Wear your walking shoes and bring your camera. Note: It’s a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon when they have their barbecue and live music. You can meet your neighbors, bring your friends and family and meet new people, too!

Ring In 2017 With the First Night in Fullerton Event

The City of Fullerton is hosting a wonderful family-friendly New Year’s Eve event called
“Fight Night Fullerton” this December 31st. The event is currently on its 25th year and features a fun, safe, and alcohol free event for local residents to take their family to celebrate the end of 2016.


The fun starts at 7:00 p.m. to 12 midnight and will feature food vendors, games, crafts, kids activities, and much more. The party is so popular Fullerton is expecting over 15,000 guest this year. Everything happens in Downtown Fullerton on Harbor Blvd., Pomona Ave., and Wilshire Ave. Of course the event is Free and open to the public, so bring your family, a few jacks on come on down and enjoy the fun.

A variety of musical guest will perform on stage and the fun will culminate with a massive fireworks show at midnight. The First Night will also feature zip lining and a few other Xtreme rides. Check out the link below for more information regarding the event.

Where to Have Breakfast With Santa This Holiday Season

Breakfast with Santa is the stuff dreams are made of and if you happen to take your little ones to an event this holiday season, chances are they’ll remember it for the rest of their lives. Breakfast with Santa can be a little pricey but if you can afford it they are worth every penny–particularly if you attend an event at Downtown Disney, which is already magical to begin with.

The Catal Restaurant has been hosting a breakfast event with Santa and his elves for the month of December and there are still a few more dates left before the big buy packs up and heads back to the North Pole. The breakfast includes a hot chocolate station, children’s activities and games, a personalized stocking, photo opportunity with Santa and much more.

Breakfast with Santa
December 10, 11, 17 and 18, 2016
Seatings at 9am & 11am

December 19 and 23, 2016
Seating at 10am


Walking in the door of the restaurant begins with Charles Dickens carolers and Santa’s little helpers escorting guest to their tables. Tickets start in the $40 range and prices change with the dates you’d like to show up. Call the Catal restaurant or visit their website for more information.

Catal Restaurant
1580 Disneyland Dr
Anaheim, CA 92802

Taste the Trendiest Restaurants in Fullerton

Fullerton is a big area with an endless amount of popular restaurants. So the million dollar question on everyone’s mind is where are the best places to eat? Throwing out the chain restaurant and fast food places, let’s take a look at the most popular and well reviewed Fullerton restaurants according to Yelp.

Hoshi Sushi

1925 W Malvern Ave
Fullerton, CA 92833
Phone number (714) 930-7873

Hoshi Sushi is sitting on over 2200 four star reviews (average) and remains the go to spot for sushi according to locals in the Fullerton area. The restaurant has a lively atmosphere and stays open until midnight (on weekends) for those party goers looking to burn the late night oils.


305 N State College Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92831
Phone number (714) 441-0000

Eating Korean BBQ is one of the great joys in life and if you are in the Fullerton area there may be no tastier spot than Mr BBQ. The restaurants has over 1700 4.5 star reviews and is constantly raved about by Fullerton natives. If you have never eaten here, do us a favor and make plans ASAP.

Come To Holiday Night at the Fullerton Library

Are you looking for a place to take the kids for some holiday fun without having to spend an arm and a leg? Well, the Fullerton Public Library has you covered! On Tuesday, December 13th the library will be hosting an fun and family themed holiday night for both adults and children of all ages. The event will begin with story time, move on to crafts and games, and end with a holiday themed puppet show!

There will also be songs, colors, games, holiday music and a surprise (shhh, don’t tell anyone) visit from Santa Claus. Refreshment will be provided to everyone in attendance. The event if FREE and open to the public and start promptly at 6:30pm. No reservation is required, just show up with your family and have an amazing time!

Holiday Family Night
@ Fullerton Public Library
Tuesday, December 13, 2016: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
353 W. Commonwealth Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92832
Phone: (714) 738-6334

How To Make Mashed Potatoes

Cooking a Thanksgiving meal can be stressful. You have to get up early, juggle six or seven dishes, while also setting the table, getting ready, and hosting guests. Wow, that is a lot of work. But there is no need to panic because we got your back with a wonderful mashed potatoes recipe that will put your guest in a food coma.

3 pounds diced potatoes
Pinch of Kosher salt
1 1/2 cups of milk
6 cloves of pureed roasted garlic
1/2 stick of unsalted butter
8 ounces of mascarpone cheese
Pinch of ground black pepper


Start the potatoes off in cold water and bring to a boil (add the salt at the beginning). Once done, drain the potatoes and in a separate pan, cook the milk, garlic puree and butter over low heat. Next add the mixture to the potato pan and mash until combined. Now add in the mascarpone and season with salt and pepper.

Fullerton Fun: Best Nightclubs in the City

Nightclubs are a great way to go out and blow off some steam. Dancing is something that can elevate your mood and help you enjoy life–even if you aren’t good at it. But the beauty of a nightclub is that you can dance the night away without anyone even noticing you on the dance floor (so you don’t have to be any good). The city of Fullerton has a number of great night clubs in the area, particularly in Downtown Fullerton or DTF as the kids like to call it. In today’s blog we have a list of three excellent dance clubs near your neighborhood. Take a look.

InCahoots Fullerton

1401 S Lemon St
Fullerton, CA 92832
Phone number (714) 441-1666

The Continental Room

115 W Santa Fe Ave
Fullerton, CA 92832
Phone number (714) 526-4529

Ziings Bistro and Bar

209 N Harbor Blvd

Fullerton, CA 92832

Phone number(714) 526-5777

A couple of the locations have a cover charge depending on the time and date you might show up, so check out the links provided to get all the details about each location you might need. Have fun dancing the night away.

How To Stay Motivated and Active During the Winter

The holiday season isn’t the time to get lazy and stop working and monitoring your health. Actually, it’s the perfect time to get back on track or go even harder. Let’s take a look at three simple tips for staying active during the winter season.


Embrace the cold: if you are going to exercise outside, you must embrace the cold. Early morning runs will be uncomfortable so realize that and prepare. Make sure to get running leggings and a running jacket. Don’t let the weather stop you from staying active.

Set a goal: setting a goal gives you something tangible to reach for during the holiday. You can sign up for a race, set a weight loss goal, for simply decide to work out four days a week for two months straight. Just be sure to have a purpose for your workouts.

Start inside: this tip works with embracing the cold. Start your morning run by warming up inside and getting your blood running before stepping outside into the cold. Once you are warmed up, your body won’t even notice the weather outside.

It’s Time To Start Training For the OC Turkey Trot

November is race season! Well, maybe not, but joining a 5k race is an excellent way to help keep the weight down during the holidays. November and December can be gluttonous months for everyone–it’s the holidays, there’s no need to feel guilty–but why not jump ahead of that weight gain and start thinking about your health?


This year the Orange County’s Turkey Trot takes place on Thanksgiving morning at 8am with its annual 5k race. The festivities, however, also include fun for the entire family with a youth and diaper dash race–you can get all the little ones involved. All runners will receive a medal, a turkey trot shirt, a pumpkin pie and refreshment throughout the race. Here is a quick look at the schedule of events.

9 A.M:  Diaper Dash – 200 yards (3 and under)
9:05 A.M:  Tot Trot  – 400 yards (4 to 5 years old)
9:10 A.M: Youth Race – Half Mile (6 to 10 years old)
9:15 A.M: Youth Race – Half Mile (11 to 12 years old)
**The 5K starts at 8:00 A.M