Orange County Breeze local almanac for northwest Orange County, California.

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1906

At 5:12 a.m. a 7.9-magnitude earthquake, dubbed the 1906 Great San Francisco Earthquake, crumpled infrastructures and caused massive fires in the Bay Area. [Source: California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services.]

The Orange County State Guard unit, Company “L” is deployed to San Francisco in response to the earthquake. [Source: OCAlmanac.com.]