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

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1902

Birth of Ansel Adams, American landscape photographer, especially of western wilderness and mountain panoramas. His photography of Yosemite became iconic.

San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts. Photo taken in 2004 by Didier B, courtesy of Wikimedia.
San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts. Photo taken in 2004 by Didier B, courtesy of Wikimedia.

1915

The Panama Pacific International Exposition opens in San Francisco. Although the exhibits of Beaux Arts architecture significantly influenced northern California archictural design trends, the only major surviving building is the Palace of Fine Arts. [Source: California by Kevin Starr.]

2019

Episode 01 of the podcast Orange County Breezer Sidecar is published. [Source: internal company records.]