Tag Archives: Orange County

Interview with Juanita Lovret, Author of Tustin As It Once Was

October 7, 2011


AK: How did you get started writing your “Remember When” column for the Tustin News? What was the first story you told? JL: Jill Leach, editor of the Tustin News, called me in late spring, 1997, and asked me to write a column on growing up and living in Tustin all my life.  I declined […]

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Tustin Tiller Days

August 28, 2011

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It was an early summer day in 1957 when Bill Moses, editor/publisher of The Tustin News, and his advertising manager, Clint Caldwell, decided Tustin needed some excitement. Why not organize a parade? They approached the Chamber of Commerce with their idea and soon plans were under way for a parade plus a carnival plus a […]

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Boundaries, Battles, and Boodle

August 3, 2011


Don’t miss the California Council for the Promotion of History conference in Riverside, California, this October 20-23, 2011. Historians Phil Brigandi (A Brief History of Orange, California: The Plaza City, History Press, Fall 2011) and Steve Lech will team up to discuss the history of Orange and Riverside Counties in their presentation, “Boundaries, Battles, and […]

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Interview with Phil Brigandi, Author of A Brief History of Orange, California: The Plaza City

July 26, 2011


AK: What first drew you to study and promote local history? PB: I really can’t say . . . for me, local history has just always been interesting. I’ve guess I’ve just always wanted to know more about the world around me, and where I live. I thought fourth grade California history was the greatest […]

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