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

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Presidio of San Francisco established by Lt. José Joaquín Moraga.


Calbraith P. Rodgers lands in Tournament Park in Pasasdena as nearly the last leg of the first transcontinental airplane trip from Sheepshead Bay, New York, on September 17, 1911. He landed in Long Beach to complete the trip on Dec. 10. On April 3, 1912 he crashed into the ocean off Long Beach and died.