Local History Lecture: Carbon Canyon Chronicles

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While lacking the glamor and mystique of other Orange County canyons, like Santiago or Laguna, Carbon Canyon is a remarkable place. Once a rural ranching and recreational locale adjacent to the Olinda oil field, the county’s first, it has encountered the encroaching forces of suburbanization in recent decades and faces a contested future.

Local historian, Paul Spitzzeri will overview the fascinating and diverse history of this unique corner of Orange County including a display of historic artifacts relating to the canyon.