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One of the many reasons Towne Orange is the issue of the Old Towne Orange Plaza Review is a testament to our unique community’s ability to look toward the future while honoring In this edition, you’ll meet some of our new neighbors on pages 13-15. Bluestone Lane, Finney’s Crafthouse and Ojai Burger are all fine establish ments that recently opened their doors to serve up flavorful, fun foods and new experiences. Then on pages 16-17, 21, we take a look back at a Fabulous Century. Our Know the Neighbors column features two prominent area churches and one resident—all celebrating 100 years in 2022. Orange resident Phyllis Talmage recently enjoyed her 100th birthday in the house that was once her parent’s home in Orange. Immanuel Lutheran Church and Holy Family Church are also both celebrating a century in the commu nity this year. As these stories and more attest, we live in a treasured city, where groups of dedicated merchants, leaders and citizens do their best to enhance and empower our community. This includes Orange Home Grown (pg. 27), the Old Towne Preservation Association (pgs. 10 & 32), the Orange Chamber of Commerce (pgs. 11 & 13), Rotary Clubs (pg. 11), the Woman’s Club (pg. 30) and Assistance League (pg.Maintaining32). a superior city such as ours takes work on the part of all who strive to make Orange the best it can be. That being said, I urge you to do your part by voting in the upcoming election for those Orange candidates you wish to see at the helm of our one-of-a-kind community.

Sincerely, Mike Escobedo

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Tue / Sep 20 / 7 pm Chapman University Holocaust Film Screening Minutes A Lengthening”, recipient of the Inaugural Yad Vashem Award for Cinematic Excellence in Holocaust 30 Oct University


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Documentary Filmmaking. Memorial Hall: One University 714-628-7377Chapman.edu/holocausteducationDr Thu / Sep 22 / 6 - 8 pm Orange Chamber of Commerce Council & Mayoral Candidates’ Forum Join us as Orange City Council & Mayoral Candidates debate issues moderated by The Honorable Gaddi Vasquez. Santiago Canyon College 8045 East Chapman Ave, Bldg H Sunwww.OrangeChamber.com/ Sep 25 / 3 pm Orange Public Library Foundation Library Legacy Awards “Full Steam Ahead” Celebration honoring the organizations that have contributed to STEAM Education in our community. 407 East Chapman Ave Fri-Satwww.OPLFoundation.org/ Sep

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Oct 6 / 11:30 am Town & Gown Lunch at the Forum “The Architecture of Dance” with Professor Julianne O’Brien, presenting her perspective on dance & architecture, which can be understood by observing elements of time & space. $55. Chapman University: Beckman Hall 714-744-7608 / www.Chapman.edu/tg Fri / Oct 7 / 2 pm Chamber of Commerce State of the City Mayor Murphy presents the City’s annual report to the business community. Honoring the Citizen & Business of the Year. Cocktail social to follow. $85. Musco Center for the Arts 415 North Glassell St / OrangeChamber.com/state-of-the-city714-538-3581 / October 2022 Thu Mtg: Noon - 1:30 pm Tue Mtg: 7:00 - 8:30 am Wed Mtg: 6:00 - 7:00 pm

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Old Towne’s restaurant and dining scene is a food lovers’ haven, and the city has added three new businesses to the roster. As school starts again and the city begins to pick up its pace, the following additional eateries serve as a new way to add variety to your fall routine. Read on for more details on the menus and founding journeys of Bluestone Lane, Finney’s Crafthouse and Ojai Burger Klotz-Burwell

“Because we’re an awardwinning specialty coffee roaster, our coffee is exceptional and designed to go with our all-day and largely plant-based menu.” saysAfterAndrew.perfecting the menu, the Bluestone Lane team wants to nail

Bluestone Lane If visiting Australia is on your bucket list, you’re in luck. Bluestone Lane is bringing traditional Australian breakfast directly to Old Towne. The cafe opened last month in the Plaza, offering tradi tional coffee, breakfast and brunch items.“There’s a lot of connection between Orange County and Australia, and when we found the Orange location, it felt like the stars aligned,” says Andrew Stone, Vice President of Marketing at Bluestone Lane. “We’ve already had great feedback and lots of communityAndrew’ssupport.”brother,Nick, founded the cafe in 2013 after relocating to New York City from Australia. The business has now grown to dozens of locations across the country, with the Old Towne location as the first of potentially more within Orange“WhenCounty.Nick was first in New York, he missed that ritual of taking a walk and grabbing coffee from a shop where he knew the barista,” says Andrew. At each Bluestone Lane loca tion, the team takes care to curate an individualized experience, starting with the actual space for the cafe. In Orange, the eatery is located in an old corrugated iron tin building, paying homage to Old Towne’s rich architectural history.

down the community it creates at each cafe, including referring to its customers as “locals” to keep up the neighborhood coffee shop feeling.

“The hospitality industry is about building relationships and engaging with locals, and that’s my favorite part of this job,” he says. “I also love that I’m coaching my team daily and helping them grow and succeed.”

“Our whole philosophy inside each cafe is to try to remember all our locals and lean into the community,” says Andrew. “We make sure that each team member is really passionate about being hospitable and understanding of what’s happening in our area.”

The Bluestone Lane team, including Operations Manager Jaz Aitchison (left), Founder Nick Stone (center) and Orange General Manager Nick Lalich (right), display their traditional Australian breakfast cuisine.


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“We try to play to the strengths of the building and the community whenever we design a new location,” says Andrew. “In D.C., we have a cafe inside a library, and in the Bay Area, our cafe is in the town’s old train station.”

In Orange, the cafe offers Australian-inspired dishes and coffee, like the classic avocado smash toast and the “Best Mates Bowl,” a lunch item with roasted brussels sprouts, mushrooms, eggs and other savory toppings.

Bluestone Lane 114 North Olive St. / 718-374-6858 / BluestoneLane .com/cafes/old-towne-orange

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Nick Lalich, General Manager at the new Bluestone Lane in Old Towne, is particularly excited about meeting new customers and introducing them to the Australian breakfast cuisine.

Running a business with your twin brother might not be every one’s cup of tea, but Greg and Brad Finefrock at Finney’s Crafthouse have turned their brotherly bond into a successful restaurant enter prise. The new restaurant and bar opened in the Plaza in July as the team’s seventh location.

the end of the day, people come back for great food, and we’re so lucky to have Eric as a partner.” Just one month into being offi cially open, Finney’s already has regular customers making their way back, and the team is ready to come full circle from their Orange beginnings and welcome in Chapman students once school is back in session.


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“I oversee development for new locations, and Greg is the founder, so it’s been a great partnership for us,” says Brad. “As brothers, best friends and now business partners, we’ve been able to grow our relationship and build a com plementary connection.”

“Eric has been with us since day one and brought the first vision of the menu together,” says Brad. “At


“The Orange community has been so receptive to our concept, and we’re grateful to be a part of Old Towne,” says Brad.


The brothers first knew they wanted to open up in Orange more than four years ago when Brad dropped his daughter off for her freshman year at Chapman University.“WhenI first visited Orange, I called Greg and told him he would freak out once he saw Orange,” says Brad. “I immediately knew that Orange would be a great location for However,Finney’s.”findingspace in Old Towne proved difficult, and it took a few years before their dream location became available. “We were patient, and when we found the open space, we knew it was a great fit,” says Brad. “This location was worth waiting for.”

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The Finney’s Crafthouse team (from left) General Manager Jeff Mayhew, Business Development Manager Brad Finefrock, Executive Chef Eric Bosrau and Beverage Director David Annaguey share offerings from their classic American tavern menu.

In founding Finney’s Crafthouse, Greg wanted to build a restaurant that aligned with the types of eater ies he and his wife often dined at. Brad now describes the business as an American tavern with upscale cooking but with a local touch. Each location offers 30 local craft beers and a mix of handcrafted cocktails.Themenu is filled with classic American foods like crispy chicken sandwiches and barbecue burgers. Brad says the most popular menu item is the buffalo cauliflower, which comes topped with a yuzu sauce, blue cheese and garlic aioli. Each offering is made from scratch, right down to the crowdfavorite buffalo sauce, and was designed by Eric Bosrau, Finney’s Corporate Executive Chef.


Though Greg is the founder and Brad was one of the first investors, Bosrau was the glue that tied the concept together with original and creative dishes.

“I really enjoy creating the menu and building out fun, American-style dishes with world-class flavors,” says Eric. “Trying to pick a favorite menu ite m is like picking a favorite child, but the brussels sprouts and buffalo cauliflower are staples whenever I come in.”


Ojai Burger business partners Michael Wu and Chikage Ozaki (left), General Manager Patrick Nguyen (center) and partners Takeshi Ozaki and Carl Tong showcase the variety of entrees, desserts and drinks available on their menu. The restaurant’s logo pays homage to two locations it drew inspiration from. The patty in the center represents the mountain ranges in Ojai, California, and when situated on the storefront’s white background, the red burger represents the Japanese flag.

Tong met with Yume Japanese Burger Cafe owners, husbandand-wife team Takeshi and Chikage Ozaki, to learn more about them and their restaurant history. Their conversation sparked a new venture, and Tong invited them to become partners of the rebranded Orange restaurant. With the help of his business partners Michael Wu, Kasper Hsu and Peter Yang, Tong launched Ojai Burger, giving the restaurant a name that honored its roots.

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Ojai Burger When Carl Tong visited the small town of Ojai, California and took a bite of a chicken karaage sandwich at a local restaurant, he knew he had to bring the very same recipe back to Orange County. Less than a year later, he officially opened Ojai Burger with a few partners in the Plaza in July, serving wagyu burgers, chicken sandwiches and sides. “As soon as I started eating, I knew it was the best sandwich I’d ever had,” says Tong. “I absolutely fell in love with it and went back in to talk to the owners while still holding the sandwich.”

a hit in Orange. That includes the dish that started it all, a Japanese fried chicken thigh sandwich served on a brioche bun, aptly named the Ojai Chicken Sandwich. Also on the menu are wagyu burgers and loaded Japaneseinspired fries topped with options like spicy miso and loaded wagyu. For dessert, customers can opt for a mochi waffle or a shake. Tung has lived in Irvine for the past two decades, so when it came time to choose a location for the

“We think of ourselves as stewards of what Takeshi and Chikage created,” says Tong. “We want to spread the incredible food and concept they’ve built and let it be seen and tasted by moreThepeople.”menu is a condensed version of the original restaurant’s offerings, and the team selected popular dishes they believe will be restaurant, he immediately thought of Orange and felt like the Old Towne community matched the rustic atmosphere in Ojai. “I was very drawn to Orange and the neighborhood environment we have here,” he says. “We only looked at locations for a week before this location became avail able, and we knew it was perfect.” After evaluating the success of the Orange location, Tung and his team aim to expand and bring Ojai Burger to new cities across

Southern California. Before expanding, however, the Ojai Burger partner team is taking time to appreciate the new com munity and meet customers in Old“TheTowne.community feedback has been great so far, and we feel lucky to be at our spot,” says Yang. “It’s been so nice to be a part of this close-knit community in Orange and have such a warm welcome.” Burger West Chapman Ave., Suite 100 / 657-221-0619 / www. EatOjaiBurger

Immanuel Lutheran looks like it did a century ago. “The alter, pews, parish hall, and even the mailboxes in the narthex, are all as they were 100 years ago,” says Senior Pastor Robb Ring. The bell tower is also original. Every Sunday, the bell ringer still makes the climb to play the carillon bells, alerting the neighborhood that church is about to start.

While early church services were in German, the school was always taught in English. Local realtor Dan Slater attended Immanuel School from kindergarten through 8th grade, graduating in 1973. He was taught to ring the carillon bells and continued doing so every Sunday until he was 24. “The schooling was very strict,” Slater recalls. “If you didn’t do your homework, you got the paddle in front of the whole class. You also didn’t talk during class, or you would be punished.” Every classroom had a piano, and every teacher knew how to play. “We would sing hymns in class,” recalls Slater. “We had memory work to recite each day. Photograph of the framing for Immanuel Lutheran Church during construction. The church is Spanish Colonial Revival style and features stucco facades and adobe tile.

Immanuel Lutheran Church

Later when Dan attended, Mr. Pingel was the principal and taught the combined 7th/8th grade class. In a fun twist, Slater would later buy the home Mr. Pingel had lived in on North Pine since 1931. Slater continues to live in the house today.

A little more than 100 years ago, there was just one Lutheran Church in the southeast quadrant of Old Towne Orange. That would change in 1922 when a faction of parishioners left St. John’s to start Immanuel Lutheran Church at 802 East Chapman, then considered the edge of town. Today, the two churches work in harmony to serve the local Lutheran community.

Students at Immanuel Lutheran School, circa 1928 Immanuel Lutheran Church, circa 1923. On Christmas Eve, the whole school participated in the 7 pm Children’s Service, and in May, we took buses to Irvine Park for the annual school picnic.” Mr. Pingel was a fixture at the school from the early days. Slater’s father, Bob, had him as a teacher.

Looking forward, Pastor Ring says, “At Immanuel Lutheran, we want folks to feel they can worship here while knowing they are loved as family. As a pastor, it’s a real privilege to carry on something that will be here after I’veOngone.”

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October 1 5, Immanuel will honor its 100th birthday with a dinner in the Parish Hall. On Sunday the 16th, there will be a group photo following the service.

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In 1922, Warren G. Harding was president of the United States, Oscar E. Gunther was mayor of Orange and the city population was 5,000. One hundred years later, two churches are still here celebrating their centennials, along with longtime resident Phyllis Talmage. With 300 years of history among the three, read on for a trip back in time—or perhaps, down memory lane.

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Holy Family Catholic Parish

“Their wedding was at 9 am, as dad was keen to be first to be married in the new church,” says Rising, a lifelong church member, who also attended the school, graduating 8th grade in 1973. “A second wedding took place later that day, and the two couples would become good friends.”

Carmen San Roman, queen of the Spanish Fiesta, standing with princesses Rosie and Mary Ellen outside the front doors of Holy Family Catholic Church, circa 1949.

Although it started as Holy Family Church, in 1976 it became the Cathedral for the Diocese of Orange, so the name changed to Holy Family Cathedral. This des ignation remained until last year when Christ Cathedral in Garden Grove became the Cathedral for the Diocese, and Holy Family returned to being called Holy FamilyMonsignorChurch.Art Holquin joined as an associate pastor in 1974 at the age of 26. He would later become Rector from 1988 to 2003. He remembers learning the news that Holy Family had become the Diocese of Orange. “A reporter called and asked what I thought of the recent news. When I asked what news, he said, ‘It was announced in Rome this morning that Orange County is now a separate Diocese!’ I asked him, ‘Where is the Cathedral?’ He laughingly responded, ‘Father, it’s Holy Family!’”


Orange Home Grown founder Megan Penn attended Holy Family School and now her chil dren attend. Her fondest memo ry is the annual community event called The Fiesta, a three-day cel ebration featuring music, food, rides and games. Penn also enjoys the annual blessing of the pets. “One day a year, the students can bring a pet to school (stay in the car),” she says. “At drop off, the priest stands at the curb and blesses the animals.”Aremarkable feature of Holy Family Church is the huge Ficus tree out front. “We celebrated the tree’s 100th birthday and even made cards for it,” recalls Penn, who also enjoyed being in the live nativity as a child. “I was an angel standing out front of the church in the cold with real goats,” says Penn. “The experi ence engrained in me the story of Jesus being born in a manger.”

Founded in 1922 on Chapman Ave. and Shaffer where Woody’s Restaurant is located today, Holy Family Catholic Parish celebrated its first Mass on Palm Sunday that year. In 1949, the church moved to the corner of La Veta and South Glassell where it stands today. Later that year, the church opened the school with the Sisters of St. Joseph in charge. In 1952, Father Robert McEvoy took over, leading the church and school into what exists today. Longtime church employee Rosita Rising’s parents were the first to be married in the new church sanctuary in 1958.

Holy Family Catholic Church, when it was located on the Northeast corner of East Chapman Ave. and North Shaffer St. in Orange, circa 1950.

Holy Family Catholic Parish 566 South Glassell St. / 714-639-2900 / HFOrange .org

Now retired, Msgr. Holquin participated in planning the ser vice inaugurating the new Diocese and found it “thrilling to be part of this historic moment.” He oversaw many physical improvements, including adding air conditioning, remodeling the school, renovation of the Rectory and artistic additions such as the new tabernacle, tapestry and mosaics. But his fondest memo ries over the years are the many ordinations of new priests and Holy Week liturgies and friend ships made.

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Joe and Margaret Beltran at Holy Family Catholic Church in Orange, circa 1951 during the May Crowning Ceremony. in Old Towne Orange!

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Phyllis Talmage A Local Centenarian When she celebrated her 100th birthday recently, longtime Orange resident Phyllis Talmage did “a first” and served as grand marshal at the Dana Place 4th of July parade. A week later during her actual birthday, her son Randy treated her to a surprise party at his home on Maplewood, the same house that served as Phyllis’ parent’s home. Born in Orange in 1922 in a house on North Glassell, Phyllis Marilyn Guenther was the only child of Elma and Otto, who lived on a couple acres of land farming oranges and walnuts. “One of my earliest memories was to meet my playmates down the road at the crick (Santa Ana River) and play in a big sand area,” she recalls. Phyllis attended St. John’s Lutheran School when it was still a two-story building on Lemon Street, the same schoolhouse her mother attended a generation before. Phyllis went on to Orange Union High School, graduating in 1940. “When I was in high school in the late 1930s, there was a cou ple next door that had no chil dren,” Phyllis recalls. “I used to drop May baskets on their porch.” During this time, she also played second base for the Lionettes women’s baseball team. After a year at Fullerton Junior College, she took a job at school. “The area was filled with orange and avocado groves at the time,” she recalls. The couple stayed there for many years. When Bud passed away, Phyllis joined some friends and moved to El Cajon, but decided to move back to Orange after a few years. In 2002, she moved to California Street next door to Carrie Littlejohn.“Phyllis moved into our neigh borhood at a young 80—a spry chicken,” says Littlejohn. “She is a great listener and a great person of Christian faith.”

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Grand Marshal of this year’s Dana Place 4th of July Parade, centenarian Phyllis Talmage waves to the crowd. Escorting her in his 1955 Beck/Porsche 550 Spyder is Todd Wallace. Higgins Furniture Store as a bookkeeper for several years. Her first car was a 1936 Ford, which she purchased from a young man who worked at the service station that is now the Filling Station restaurant. “There were no running boards, it was keen! Really sharp!” she says. In 1943, she married Charles “Bud” Talmage at St. John’s Church. Together they raised two sons, Randy and Matthew. The couple built a new home in Villa Park on the corner of Center and Katella, across from the elementary

Susie Wallace also enjoys having Phyllis as a neighbor. “What I admire about Phyllis is I have never heard her complain about anything. She’s got this keen mind, and she always remembers to ask what is going on in your life.” What has Phyllis learned in 100“Keepyears?smiling, always be true to your God and keep your sense of humor,” she advises. “If you combine these, you’ll have a pretty satisfactory life and everything will be okay.” •

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I told Joan about it. At the time, I lived in Garden Grove and Joan lived in Seal Beach. We had wanted to live in Old Towne, and in fact, we’d been looking for a place. It was serendipitous that this house came available when it If not for a wedding cake, Barry and Joan Gearin might never have found the home of their dreams in Old Towne Orange. It all happened right before their wedding day in 2007 when Barry drove to Rockwell’s just down the block from Chapman Chapel, where they were soon to be “Imarried.stopped right away and was the first person to look at the house,” says Barry. “Later that night at our first-dance practice, I Creative Cakes on Lemon Street to talk about their wedding cake. A detour along the route took him down Maple Avenue instead, where he saw a homeowner placing a “For Lease” sign in the front yard. The house was located In the Spirit of Orange

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Originally from a mill town on the outskirts of Boston, Barry moved to California after college to pursue a career in advertising. He worked in the advertising department at The Orange County Register for 16 years and is now retired from advertising sales with another company.

She earned her master’s degree in communications from California State University, Fullerton. She currently works for a company that focuses on products for employee scheduling, planning and time management. By a chance encounter, Joan and Barry first met at Boston’s Logan Airport when they were California residents. Joan loves Boston, and they return every year for vacation. Barry says the wood-burning fireplace in their Old Towne home reminds him of New England. The exterior paint color takes its inspiration from the Seven Gables Inn in Monterey.


Joan’s office is situated in the dining area, complete with original artwork and antique furnishings, including her beautiful, antique kidney-shaped desk.

Considered “Transitional Victorian,” the two-story residence features a steep-pitch gable roof and full-width front porch with its own separate roof overhang supported by wood posts. According to Old Towne historian Douglas Westfall, the home was built in 1913 by the Claypool family. A young Ken Claypool went on to own the Radio Shop in the Plaza District. Coincidentally, Barry owns an original 1939 Zenith shortwave radio, which sits in the corner of their living room. During their time as renters, Barry and Joan made improve ments to the property, especially in the yard where they planted flower gardens and added nicely manicured landscaping. The couple rented the home for five years before the owner offered to sell them the property. The home itself was in good condition for its “Weage.love the historical signifi cance of this house, and we were lucky that the previous owner added some nice modern ameni ties like recessed lighting and walk-in closets,” says Barry. “We were doing improvements while we rented, just because we loved this place so much. I discovered I have a knack for gardening. I had never planted a flower in my life where I lived before, but now I love it. I plant the flowers and Joan keeps everything neatly manicured. We complement each other.”

The antique dining table features a top layer that slides apart, revealing the lower layer that doubles the size of the table.

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A native of Huntington Beach, Joan works in the technology sector specializing in educational programs for software companies.


Blending old and new, the cozy kitchen features a 1957 O’Keefe & Merritt stove oven. 2022 did. The spirit of this home felt really right for the both of us the minute we walked in.”

“The maple is lighter and shines like a gymnasium floor,” says Joan. “All the floors in this house are just beautiful. We also installed a section of oak stairs to match the existing bullnose stairs.” Sharing similar taste in art and décor, Barry and Joan have out fitted their home with antiques, collectibles and original artworks.

During the 1950s, previous owners installed a maple floor downstairs that had been protected through the decades by carpet. Below the maple floors are the home’s original wide-plank Douglas fir floors, which had been covered in linoleum.

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“We painted the exterior yellow with white trim,” says Joan. “It used to be a boring, bland white-beige; very non-descript. The folks at the Seven Gables Inn gave us the color formula. It’s a unique color yellow, like a yellow-gold. We added olivegreenTheaccents.”home’s interior features gorgeous hardwood floors throughout. Installed in the 1950s, the maple floors downstairs conceal the home’s original wide-plank Douglas fir floors still intact, while upstairs, the original Douglas fir floors had been protected by carpeting through the years. The couple decided to retain the maple floors downstairs and refinish the original floors upstairs after removing the carpeting.

Many of their furnishings come from antique stores in Old Towne Orange, such as Summerhill, Ltd and All About Time. They pur chased the stained-glass piece on their porch from an antique store on Main and Collins. Barry and Joan are avid travelers. They rotate the art from their travels to accommodate the limited wall space. Their favorite artist is Tustin-based artist, Steve Quartly, whose Italian scenes are featured on the wine labels from Joan’s favorite vintner in Santa Ynez.

“His painting above the fire place is of Portofino, Italy,” says Joan. “We asked him to recreate the piece he did for the winery. We have five of his pieces, including his design for a bottle of wine that’s on the mantle. Our choice of art reflects our love of traveling.”Barryand Joan like to entertain at home, hosting summer parties in the backyard, and having an annual front-porch party on Labor Day weekend with musician friends. With two porches and a cozy backyard sitting area, the A rescue dog from Tijuana, “Lacey” (a retriever lab mix), enjoys lots of playtime and many walks in the neighborhood each day.

The picture-perfect side porch offers a niche for listening to “Breakfast with the Beatles” on Sunday mornings, or for sipping wine at sunset.

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Barry’s office occupies the alcove upstairs, with a double window that faces west. Original Douglas fir floors are showcased.

“We enjoy the fact that so many people in our neighborhood walk their dog s,” says Joan. “That’s how people get to know each other and become friends. We love it when neighborhood children walk by and point to the animal figurines in our front yard, like the fox reading a book, or the bunny rabbit and duck. It brings smiles to the neighbors and passersby. Our neighborhood is so charming, warm, welcoming and inviting. It’s a great neigh borhood to meet good people.”

The downstairs bathroom features wainscoting on the walls. A multi-pane louvered window complements the vintage space.

home provides lots of niches for relaxing with their dog, Lacey, a golden retriever lab mix rescued in Tijuana by an animal rescue group from San Diego.


“Of great interest is to know that an Orange County road still bears the name, Telegraph Road, given in the early days of the state when the first telegraph line was built through the canyon just south of Carbon Canyon—which since has been known as Telegraph Canyon,” she wrote. Marah also helped form a writing group called the Quill Pen Club.

Born in 1879 in Minnesota, Marah worked as a journalist from the 1920s until she retired in 1964 for what is now known as The Orange County Register. Though she spent much time on her garden column, she also wrote general news for the paper and was considered in the community to be the eyes and ears of Orange, says Dan. She was the first female reporter for the Register and an active member of the Woman’s Club of Orange, he says. Walstead visited Marah Adams to help clean her Chapman Avenue apartment and to assist with her writing assignments. “I used to go across the street to the police station,” Walstead says. “I’d look at the police reports, find something that would make an article and bring it to her.”

(now Rutabegorz Restaurant), Victorian Manor Tea Rooms (now Chapman University’s Elliott Alumni House), The Vineland Hotel (now Wahoo’s Fish Tacos), Antique Station, Antique Depot, a motorcycle shop (The Lollipop Nail Studio), The First Baptist Church of Orange (now El Ranchito Restaurant) and the Elks

In addition to gardening, Marah also wrote about regional history. The blog Carbon Canyon Chronicle shared one of Marah’s 1935 articles relating to the origin of Telegraph Canyon, an area near Chino Hills.

The organization published an early Orange County history book called Rawhide and Orange Blossoms in 1967, her grandson says.

TheLodge.tour begins at Royer Mansion on the corner of Chapman and Grand. The building was originally home to physician Daniel Franklin Royer and his family. Royer served as Mayor of Orange from 1902-1904. The Royer’s teenage daughter, Ava, passed on the premises. There have been reported sightings of her on the tours, including her face appearing in photos. On your Ghost Walk travels, you also visit Antique Depot. At this Plaza antique shop, Alonzo and his team obtained evidence of a supernatural presence when they met with Information Technology and Communication Investigators.

Like his great grandmother, Dan’s roots also run deep in the community.

“When a question was asked, a ghost answered,” says Alonzo. “I said, if you need prayer, say prayer. A female voice said, ‘prayer.’” Alonzo also did some paranormal research at the former Vineland Hotel with his cousin Robert Baca. “We saw a man’s shadow and hotel room numbers. We also left a tape recorder in a room. When we checked it later, it had recorded a conversation between two men and a horse’s neigh. The hotel had also been a stagecoach stop at one point.”

The ticking of a black Royal typewriter filled the upstairs apartment of Marah Adams on a typical day as she worked on her gardening col umn for The Santa Ana Register That’s what her granddaughter, Erin Walstead, remembers from her visits to the home in the 1950s. “I had to be quiet because she was working and writing her articles for ‘Through the Garden Gate,’” Walstead says. Marah’s advice on flowers and plants may be tucked away in micro fiche today, but her memory continues to flourish. About 40 members of Adams’ family gathered on July 7 to plant a cherry blossom tree in Old Towne’s Plaza Park—a tribute to the woman with a green thumb and a nose for news.

“I’m sure she would be proud and very thankful,” says Marah’s greatgrandson Orange Police Chief Dan Adams. The new tree replaced the original saucer magnolia planted in Marah’s honor in 1974. The magnolia was damaged in May when a suspected drunken driver led police on a chase and crashed into it.

Her grandson, John Adams, worked around the corner from the Register office and would drive his grandmother home from work. He’d also help out by collecting election results from Orange’s polling places for his grandmother’s election stories.

“Obviously,replaced.having the original tree destroyed was unfortunate, but for the city to show they care and offer to replant a new tree—that will hopefully be there for many more generations—was really special for my family,” he says. Marianne Lauren

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During the 1980s and 1990s, Alonzo’s interest in haunted locations increased as he befriended Orange shop owners and asked if they knew of ghost stories. In time, the idea of hold ing a ghost tour formed. “I shared my idea with my cousin Joe Baca, who worked at Disneyland,” says Alonzo. “During breaks, he noticed a co-worker, Charles Spratley, reading books about the paranormal. Charles ran a ghost tour in San Diego and offered to help me with my ghostAlonzotours.”and Spratley met at Blue Frog Café and shared con cepts. Then they researched vari ous area locations and eventually launched the first Old Towne Orange Ghost Walk in 2009. Alonzo’s tours, which take place year-round and are recom mended for 18 years and up, visit a variety of ghost hotspots in Orange. The 90-minute tours wind through town along The Royer Mansion (now an office building), The Bank of Orange (now Wells Fargo Bank), The Undertaker’s Parlor (now Matoska Trading Company), a ranch house “Facts can be scarier than fiction. With Haunted Orange County, you get a tour rich in local history with real stories based on real experiences.”

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Born and raised in Orange, he began as a reserve officer with Orange Police Department in 1989 and became the department’s 35th police chief in July 2021. He is one of only three chiefs to spend his entire law enforcement career with the department.

Two years after Marah’s death in 1972, the city planted the first tree in her memory. Dan, then 5-years-old, joined his family for the occasion.

Dan expressed gratitude to the city for its quick turnaround to get the tree

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Since childhood, paranormal activity has intrigued Ernie Alonzo, Founder of Haunted Orange County, Paranormal Tour & Event Co. “I grew up watching horror movies, and I like getting scared,” says Alonzo, who hosts Old Towne Orange Ghost Walks that visit local spots such as the Royer Mansion and Elks Lodge. “My relatives lived in the Cypress Street Barrio, and I listened to their chilling tales,” says Alonzo. “A great aunt’s home, formerly a boarding house for travelers, was haunted. When a resident ghost woke my Uncle Jim, he yelled, ‘Get out!’ Later, they found blood stains under the carpet and discovered that a man was stabbed over a gambling altercation on that spot.”

Also on the tour is Chapman University’s Elliott Alumni House. Originally a residence built in 1904, the building also served as the Victorian Manor Tea Rooms until Chapman bought the property. Visitors to the building have sensed a pres ence or fear and heard children’s voices. When it served as a boarding house for single women, including mothers, tragedy struck when one drowned her baby.

The Chapman Public Safety motto is, “No call is too small,” says Gonzalez. “Recently, a student had a spider in her room and called us to go kill it. The officer on duty didn’t hesitate. Our goal is to go above and beyond. We tell our team to always leave students in a better place than when they found them.”


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Paranormal Investigator. “It’s cool to learn about film locations used throughout Old Towne, including on programs like “American Horror Story” and “Stranger Things.” Brandi Espiritu agrees. “Facts can be scarier than fiction. With Haunted Orange County, you get a tour rich in local history with real stories based on real experi ences.”These are the kind of comments Alonzo enjoys hearing. “I love to know guests had a great time and learned more about their city’s history.”

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Gonzalez and his department strive to make every encounter students have with public safety favorable. “When students trust us and know we take their concerns seriously, they won’t hesitate to call us if they see something suspicious,” he says. “We also work to empower students to take ownership of their own safety by giving them confidence with free self-defense and active shooterOverall,classes.”Chapman is a safe campus. “While we do have some minor crimes, the university has a very good record when it comes to public safety,” says Gonzalez. “Every year, our department’s satisfaction scores continue to improve. That shows that the university community values public safety.”

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Those who take the tour find the experience entertaining and enlightening.“I’velivedin Old Towne Orange for 15 years and learned more about my city by going on the Ghost Walk,” says Hunter Felde, Chief Rick Gonzalez by Julie Bawden-Davis

As Chief of Chapman University Public Safety, Rick Gonzalez knows his job entails more than keeping the campus secure. Of equal importance is making the university feel safe to the students, faculty and staff.

Career in Higher Education During his 25-year career, Gonzalez has worked in campus public safety for three higher learning institutions. Prior to join ing Chapman in August 2017, he served for nearly two years as

“In order for students to thrive at Chapman, they have to feel safe,” says Gonzalez, who became Chief last March. “For this to happen, they need to see members of public safety around campus and know we will respond if they call us.”

Gonzalez took his parents’ advice to heart. In addition to graduating from Rio Hondo Police Academy in 2001, he earned a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice Management from Union Institute & University in 2012, a Master’s in Liberal Arts from USC in 2015 and a Doctor of Education from USC in 2018.

The Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University is as well known for its exhibitions of animation art from Disney and other movie studios as it is for its displays of fine art by California artists. That’s because the emergence of the Hollywood movie industry in Los Angeles lured many fine artists to the Golden State, particularly during the Great Depression and World War II years. At the time, though it was difficult to make a living selling paintings, the movie studios were hiring artists en masse, especially at the larger animation studios like Walt Disney’s. Artists could make a good living creating animated characters, back ground paintings or supervising other artists at the motion picture studios, then spend their weekends and other free time painting their fine art depictions of everyday life in L.A. and the rest of the state. The Disney Studio was home to fine artists like Ralph Hulett, Phil Dike, Mary Blair, Lee Blair, Charles Payzant and many others during the heyday of hand-painted animation. The Hilbert Museum is unique in that it showcases the fine art of these acclaimed artists— their landscapes, cityscapes and genre paintings—as well as their animation art. The Hilbert Museum’s newest Disney exhibition, opening September 3 and running through December 3, salutes the ground breaking film Fantasia. Released in 1940, the same year as Pinocchio, Fantasia represented a sort of leap of faith for Walt Disney. The film was an audacious experiment for the studio, a gamble in almost every sense of the word. The movie is what Disney called a “package feature,” made up of various ani mated segments set to renowned pieces of classical music. Tied together not by a story but by live-action scenes featuring conductor Leopold Stokowski and music critic Deems Taylor, the animated segments range from a comedic ballet of ostriches, hippos and elephants to the music of Ponchielli’s “Dance of the Hours” to a clash between dinosaurs set to Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring.” Centaurettes and flying horses gambol in a mythological land scape backed by Beethoven’s “Pastoral Symphony;” fairies and mushrooms dance to music from Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker,” and abstract colors and forms flash across the screen to Bach’s “Toccata and Fugue in D Minor.” A small mountain village is threatened by a giant demon and then saved to a medley of Mussorgsky’s “Night on Bald Mountain” and Schubert’s “AvePerhapsMaria.”most entertaining of all, Disney’s star player, Mickey Mouse, is spotlighted as the lead character in a sequence based on Dukas’s “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice.” Before this only a feisty comedic character, Mickey rises to the heights of hubris in his first dramatic role, as he realizes he can’t control the magic. (Fun fact: animator Fred Moore added pupils to Mickey’s eyes for the very first time for this appearance, for a more expanded range of expressions.)Disneyemployed women in his studio from its early days, mostly in secretarial positions at first, but increasingly in the repet itive work of the ink-and-paint department where they created the thousands of cels necessary for animated features. Then by the late 1930s, several women artists had joined the overwhelmingly male creative teams in the more highly ranked positions of animators and storyboard artists. This included Sylvia Holland, whose work is featured in the Hilbert exhibition. Holland’s hand can be seen in concept drawings for the “Pastoral Symphony” and Tchaikovsky seg ments of Fantasia. Walt admired the artist’s drawing skills and praised her “marvelous sense for


It just so happened that Gonzalez’s predecessor at Chapman, former Chief Randy Burba, was also at USC when Gonzalez joined the department.

Celebrating Disney andChief at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles. He started in campus public safety in 1997 at the University of Southern California (USC), where he worked for 18 years.

If it wasn’t for a chance visit by law enforcement to school when Gonzalez was in 8th grade, he may not be chief today. “I was into sports and art and thought I’d be a famous painter one day,” he says. “But when I was 14, representatives from the Explore Youth Law Enforcement Program with the LA Sheriff’s Department came to school. I needed extra credit for volunteering and thought it looked like fun, so I went through a 20-week program that included wearing a uniform and going on ride-alongs. I ended up catching the bug.” Though he originally thought he would work for the LAPD, Gonzalez found he liked the slower pace of the university setting. “I saw on the ride-alongs that the officers were contin uously putting out fires, whereas in the campus setting you have more time to go out into the community and meet people and buildGonzalezrelationships.”hasalso found that his education has helped him during his career. “My Master’s in Liberal Arts gave me the opportunity to study different types of leadership, including more humanitarian, servant leader styles, such as those of Cesar Chavez and Martin Luther King. Additionally, my Doctorate in Education has enabled me to analyze issues affecting law enforcement, such as the problem of excessive force, which I have found boils down to bad training. Rather than militarized training, I believe in educating and improving critical thinking skills. To do this at Chapman, we do a lot of scenario-based training. This includes implicit bias training.” out What’s

“My mother and father would tease me, saying, ‘we didn’t leave our families and come here for you to be a bum. It’s important to get an education, work hard and try to be as successful as you can be.’”

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Los Angeles Beginnings Gonzalez grew up in Los Angeles County, the son of immigrants. His mother is from Guatemala and his father was born in Mexico. As a first-generation student, his parents impressed on him the importance of education.

“I was a background investigator for USC when we hired Rick as a community service officer,” says Burba. “He worked hard and promoted through the ranks up to Lieutenant. When I offered him the position as Deputy Chief at Chapman, I saw him as an excellent candidate to help me create a succession plan and felt he could take over the department, which he did. Rick has a good character and wants to help others. He is also a critical thinker and isn’t afraid to try new things or take a different approach to old things.”

“Rick’s educational attainment is more of the exception, rather than the rule in law enforcement/campus safety,” says Albert Vasquez, Vice President-Enterprise Risk and Safety at Chapman. “He is very well respected throughout our local law enforcement and public safety agencies. He has been a consultant on several projects and programs in campus law enforcement and was recently appointed as a Co-Chair of the non-sworn campus law enforcement section of the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA). He has also already started to develop programs that will enhance safety and collaboration around the campus, such as the enhanced bike patrol program that allows campus safety officers to interact more closely with the campus community.”

Campbell Grant for Walt Disney Studios Fantasia concept painting: “Madame Upanova” “Dance of the Hours” sequence 1940s, mixed media The Hilbert Collection release entirely, which badly affected the studio’s bottom line. Fantasia ended up being an even greater loss for Disney than Pinocchio had been; Walt had struck out twice in a single year. It would take the success of Dumbo in 1941 to rescue the studio from its financial woes. by Mary Platt decoration and color.” The Hilbert show includes Holland’s painting on the inside front cover of this issue of a “centaurette,” depicting the graceful female centaurs who romp through the Beethoven sequence. Holland also served as story director on the “Nutcracker” segment, an unusually lofty position for a woman at the time.

Fantasia, upon its release in 1940 into a world embroiled in war, was not a success. While many critics praised it as a masterpiece, others dubbed it too pretentious for American audiences. Many the aters balked at its long, two-hourplus running time, and Disney’s insistence on installing an expen sive sound system in roadshow theaters cut into the profits. In Europe, the war prevented its Walt Disney Productions Fantasia production cel: “Ben Ali Gator and Hyacinth Hippo, Dance of the Hours” 1940, Gouache on celluloid The Hilbert Collection


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Of course, today we think of Fantasia as one of the all-time great Disney classics, but it took the movie a while to get there. Multiple re-releases over the decades attracted new, enthusiastic audiences. This included a novel ad campaign in 1969 promoting the film to counterculture audiences as a “head trip” and “psychedelic experience.” This resulted in Fantasia finding much favor on collegeMickeycampuses.Mouse in his sorcerer’s hat and robe is now considered perhaps THE iconic image in all of Disney animation, almost a trademark of the company, and a testament to the now-enduring popularity of Fantasia Disney Fantasia artists repre sented in The Hilbert Collections of fine art and animation include Preston Blair, Lee Blair, Art Babbitt, Ralph Hulett, James Bodrero, Charles Payzant, Joshua Meador, Thornton Hee (“T. Hee”), John Hench, Retta Scott, Sylvia Holland, Claude Coats and Phil Dike. •

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Future Plans as Chief Moving forward, Gonzalez plans to continue ensuring that Chapman remains safe and secure. One of the ways he is doing this is by overseeing efforts to seek accreditation for Chapman’s Public Safety department.


“It might be cliché, but I enjoy the closeknit sense of community here,” he says. “I really like it when I’m heading to work and someone calls out, ‘Good morning, Chief.’” out

“Randy did a great job of getting the department to a place where accreditation is possible,” says Gonzalez. “We’re working hard to get accreditation by next June. Showing that we follow best practices will give parents even more faith in the university.”

Gonzalez is also leveraging technology, which he considers a “force multiplier.” This includes transitioning to new smart cameras on campus that can be programmed to follow people as they walk by and zoom in on faces and license plates. The department is also getting ready to implement body-worn cameras.While being a professional artist wasn’t in his life plans, Gonzalez still paints in his free time. He also likes living in Chapman housing next to the campus with his wife, Rebecca, and their three children.

“With Rick, you never get the sense of an us versus them mentality,” says Chapman University’s Vice Provost for Academic Administration, Lawrence (LB) Brown. “He is a great leader who communicates issues well and is always looking out for the best interests of the Chapman community. He brought an innovative focus group process to Chapman that drew together various Chapman public safety, local law enforcement and Chapman stakeholders to discuss public safety issues and break down the barriers of communication. I feel peace of mind knowing he is in charge of public safety.”

“My father worked for many years as a butcher in Daniels Market, which is now Citrus City Grille,” says Barron. “And Shirley Batterman Burns’ father owned Batterman Florists where Hanano Ramen Restaurant is today.”

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Attendees of the Class of 1952 Orange High School Reunion enjoy a stroll down memory lane. Pictured here (from left back row) are Ed Evans, Marlene Groos Enmark, Cal Mead, Hal DeLong, Ken Wire, Bill Barron, Bob Bell, Boyd Nies, Bob Pargee, Sarah Price Smizer and Richard Bouck. Front row: John Adams (wheel chair) Joanne Dozier Speich, Barbara Rhone Bowie, Shirley Batterman Burns, Ruth Beutel (wheel chair), Gail Finley Thompson, Kathleen Chambers Fehrn and Kay Coffman Sandell.

The last class to graduate from Orange Union High School before the campus became Chapman College did so in 1952. It was the largest graduating class ever at 142 students. Earlier this summer, 19 of those graduates attended their 70-year class reunion at Rutabegorz.Attendee Bill Barron notes that five of those in attendance had been in school together since kindergarten, starting at the long since demolished Center Street School. Most reunion attendees have long ties with Orange.

“Orange at that time was truly a wonderful place to grow up,” says Barron. “The smell of orange blossoms in the air each spring will always be in our memories.”

Stay consisten t. A little bit of regular garden pruning, weeding, feeding and planting goes a long way in preventing that “I don’t even know where to start” feeling from kicking in. When the heat finally eases up in autumn, that’s a great time to prune and start to plant cooler season varieties. Doing a little bit of work a few times a week can turn the garden from a chore into something relaxing and rewarding! We hope this autumn brings you all good things pumpkin spiced and lots of time to play outside in the dirt! In need of more garden tips? Visit us in the gardens of Country Roads, open 10 am to 5 pm daily. Join us for our Holiday Open House on November 5th, too! •

As we survey the mess in our flowerbeds right now—a seasonal low-key disaster we like to think of as the “end of summer start of the hot autumn season” aesthetic—we couldn’t help but feel a little overwhelmed. We aren’t talking total plant carnage, but the heat and cutting back on water and just the normal cycle of growth and dormancy can leave a garden looking a little rough around the edges this time of year. Given our propensity for “the garden as a life metaphor” inclinations, we couldn’t help but think there were some useful gardening tips and life lessons packed into our seasonal cleanup duties. If you are feeling equally overwhelmed by your own garden (or maybe your house or work or just life in general), we offer the following tips: Go for the deadest, driest, most unappealing things firs t. Literally and figuratively, we find this to be a pretty effective life hack. In the garden, plucking out those things that couldn’t cut it in the heat instantly makes everything else look SO MUCH BETTER, which is both rewarding and a great motivator. We find this also applies to keeping up the house or doing work we have been procrastinating on for days (or weeks, or months). Go for the thing that is the ugliest, however small. Once that gets dealt with, much like in the garden, other possibilities start to emerge. This time of year in the garden, this might apply to hacking back that overgrown salvia that looks really brown and dry (it will come back!), pulling out dried up annuals or composting vegetable plants that are done producing.

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All the reunion attendees recall the many orange groves in the area during high school.

Summoning up that Garden Motivation

Brande Jackso n is the owner of Johnnye Merle’s Gardens, located in Country Roads in Old Towne Orange. www.purtyplants.com . She can be reached at brande@johnnyemerles.com . She is also a teacher, and leads classes on art, creativity and gardening as well as walking tours of downtown Los Angeles.

“I have known some of them for 82 years, since kindergarten.” The Orange Union High School alumni recall how in 1952 Orange was a small town of about 11,000 residents of mostly German descent, with many being orange ranchers. Tustin was a two-lane road with orange groves on both sides. There were orange trees as far as the eye could see in all directions. No freeways in the area existed in those days, and Disneyland was still an orange grove. “Joes Malt Shop was located in a garage caddy corner from the high school. At night it was a steak house,” says Enmark. “Everybody went there, and many of my friends worked there.”

While many things have changed over the years in Old Towne, one vital part of the landscape remains the same as when reunion atten dees were in high school. “The Orange Plaza Square area was the center of town,” says Barron. “However, all businesses were closed on Sundays, except for the drug stores. And during the weekdays, all the stores closed by 6 pm, except on Friday nights when they stayed open until 9 pm when the farmers and other folks came to town to do all their shopping.”

Enmark recalls a tradition long since passed. On a certain day each school year, the high school freshmen had to outrun upper classmen, or else they were thrown into the Plaza Park fountain. “My nickname was Rabbit because I was a fast runner,” she says. Dr. Boyd Nies turned up for the reunion. His father was a physician at 168 South Grand, and classmate Barbara Rhone Bowie’s father was also a doctor at 600 East“ItChapman.wassogood to see some of these people after being cooped up with COVID,” says Bob Pargee.

One section at a tim e. Sometimes we wake up with all the energy in the world and are ready to tackle the biggest of projects from start to finish, but that rarely actually works out, right? Instead, we get into the mindset of, “I have to do it all or do nothing,” and so the garden stays looking sad, the laundry doesn’t get folded and the spreadsheet sits untouched. You don’t have to weed EVERYTHING at once. Just pick a small, specific area to focus on, tackle it with laser like focus, feel accomplished and move on to another section on another day. Step-by-step is a lot better than all or never. Since it’s usually quite hot in September, you don’t want to prune too aggressively (save that for October and November!), but it is a great time of year to add a little extra compost to retain water and do some weeding!


Bob Bell attended the reunion. His father was director of the YMCA, housed in an old barn in the 100 block of South Lemon until he built a new building on North Grand in the late 1940s. Also in attendance was Marlene Groos Enmark, whose father owned and operated a Barber Shop on the corner of South Glassell and Washington. “It was all rural then—the families knew each other,” says Enmark. “We literally knew the butcher, the baker and the candlestick maker.”

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1919 nursery in Gardena,” explains Gracia.Afew of the home’s notable items include a 1920s stove, a gen uine, fully functioning U.S. Army cannon heater used in various wars from the 1930s-1970s and a Union rifle box from the Civil War with script writing (located in the master bedroom). Gracia presumes it belonged to home builder/initial owner Jeremiah Marks, who served in the Union Army. Quinn believes the home tour is unique because it “takes place in a historic residential district. Old Towne is the largest in California. We have 1,400 homes built during or before 1940, all clustered in a neighborhood of quaint tree-lined streets with a university as one of the center pieces. The main centerpiece is the historic Plaza.”

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“ Old Towne Preservation Association (OTPA) holds the home tour as a fundraiser to support our mission to protect, preserve and enhance the historic character of the Old Towne area and other properties that OTPA deems of historic significance,” states Chris Glos, OTPA Chairman of Fund Development. OTPA achieves this “through education, communication and community involvement.”OTPAwas founded in 1986 “because developers were tearing down old homes; many of them 75 years old,” explains OTPA President Sandy Quinn, who lives in a 115-year-old residence. “They were being replaced with new places and apartment houses. A bunch of street fighters said they were ruining the DNA of Old Towne, went to work, and all the sudden, the City Council paid attention and started respecting preservation. They stopped the developers.”Heldevery two years, the Home Tour was postponed in 2020 due to COVID-19. Four properties in this year’s tour are residential; two are businesses. A circa-1905 Classic Box is being restored and transformed into The Richland, a boutique hotel and events venue. “Richland was M IKE FOwner M IKE F RY CA 92868

Mike and Bonnie Gracia’s 1910 Craftsman bungalow is among the dwellings represented on the tour. It was also featured several years ago, but some changes have been made since then. They have added a stream and redwood trees. “Craftsman homes were built to blend in with the natural surroundings of the land. It’s all about nature,” Gracia says. Additionally, a full perimeter cellar dug out by the original owner was made into a speakeasy. “It consists of a pool table, coppertop bar, lounge area, gunsmithing area and a small gym. All done with an old-world feel and reclaimed wood from a

Some of Old Towne’s most fascinating structures from the last century will be on full display when the Historic Home Tour returns after an extended absence.

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A few classic era-specific Ford model cars will be parked in front of a house during the tour. “It gives people a nice visual snapshot of what this area might have looked like 100 years ago,” says Glos. All told, the home tour is “edu cational, entertaining and a form of exploration,” says Quinn. “You get to travel back in time to see private homes the way they were when originally built.”

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“When we moved to Tustin, there were dirt roads,” she says. “There wasn’t much out there, so my mom and dad did all their shopping in Orange before it became an antiqueAftertown.”college, Morgan lived in OK and CO before transferring to LA with PricewaterhouseCoopers. When her father’s health began declining in 2004, she moved back to OC to Orange to care for him until he passed. She remained in Orange to be close to her mother and other family. Her mother passed away in 2012. Today, Morgan has many nieces and nephews she enjoys seeing in school and sports activ ities. She also spends a good deal of time with her sorority sisters who she befriended during her time at San Diego State. They enjoy shopping for antiques, which is why Morgan chose Country Roads Antiques for her coupon .com 743-6919

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