At Home in La Floresta, Northeast Brea's Growing Community

Cars are parked in driveways. Roads are paved. Patio furniture is in place.

Shoppers meander up and down aisles inside Whole Foods. Someone is getting a buzz cut at Floyd’s 99 Barber Shop. Mendocino Farms is in the middle of a lunch rush.

La  Floresta signage with various store names beneath it.

Nearly every shop and restaurant space is open at the Village at La Floresta, an 87,000-square-foot retail center at Imperial Highway and Valencia Avenue.

Besides Whole Foods in north Orange County, tenants include Jimmy’s Famous American Tavern, Slapfish, Orangetheory Fitness, CorePower Yoga, Urban Plates, Mendocino Farms, Capital Noodle Bar and Stitch and Feathers.

“Overall, it’s been well received by the public and residents at La Floresta,” Jimenez said of the Village at La Floresta. “It was definitely a component that was a big plus to have for the community.”

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