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

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1781

Founding of pueblo Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Angeles by Spanish settlers on the site of an Indian village, Yangma. [Source: County Courier of th Orange County Historical Society and others.]

1998

Google is founded by Stanford University students Larry Page and Sergey Brin. [Source: HistoryNet.com]

2017

In the middle of a record-breaking heat wave that brought triple-digit temperatures all across California, the largest recorded wildfire in the history of Los Angeles burns out of control in the hills northwest of downtown Los Angeles. Gov. Jerry Brown declares a state of emergency at the request of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. The fire forces the closure of Interstate 210 between State Route 2 and Wheatland Ave.