Tag Archives: Orange County

Nov. 10, 1947: Remains of Kidnapped Girl Found in Orange County Ravine

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. Bits of clothing found with a child’s skeleton in a small ravine in Orange County yesterday were identified as belonging to 6-year-old Rochelle Gluskoter, who was … Continue reading

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Millennial Moment: Officer Kills Boy, 5, Holding Toy Gun

March 3, 1983: Patrick Andrew Mason was too sick to go to school, and his mother Patricia Ridge, 29, had no one to care for him while she went to her job charging car batteries at a Sears store in … Continue reading

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Tract of the week

March 23, 1958 Orange County Rossmoor is a walled community in Orange County, although developer Ross Cortese advertised its proximity to Long Beach. Note the all-electric kitchen. Also notice that the ad doesn’t even address commuting time to downtown Los … Continue reading

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