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

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1769

Gaspar de Portola and Father Juan Crespí reached Monterey Bay by sea.

1910

A strike on August 3, 1890 at the Los Angeles Times called after Harrison Gray Otis unilaterally ordered a 20% wage cut and refused to negotiate with labor unions, is finally settled on October 1, 1910 — after the plant of the Times is dynamited.

2009

LeAnna Farris opens her own State Farm insurance agency in Los Alamitos. Ms. Farris is a second-generation State Farm agent, following in her father’s footsteps. Before becoming an agent, she gained fifteen years experience in the insurance industry as a State Farm claim representative, working from 1993 to 2008. She earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology from California State University Chico and currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Los Alamitos Area Chamber of Commerce. Plus she is a proud mother.