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Random Search Term of the Day – “Basement Escape Tunnel”

We sense the makings of a recurring feature. Last month, we wondered out loud how and why someone found us by Googling “Fear Hope and Greed.” Today, we welcome the visitor who found us by Googling “basement escape tunnel.” They likely ended up on our Haunted Orange County post about Plummer Auditorium and the Tunnel [...]

Fear Hope and Greed

Bet that title got your attention, huh?

Here at Rancho Ortega, we monitor our website’s analytics fairly closely. One metric to which we pay attention is which search terms are referring traffic to our site. That gives us some idea of what our readers are interested in, and sometimes it gives us a tip as [...]