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By Costa Mesa Historical Society

ISBN-10: 1467115762

ISBN-13: 9781467115766

ISBN-10: 1531699170

ISBN-13: 9781531699178

possibly not anyone can have foreseen the superb transformation of Costa Mesa from a sleepy rancho to today�s bustling �City of the Arts.� besides different Orange County towns, Costa Mesa skilled explosive development, redevelopment, county financial ruin, site visitors, and environmental matters. whereas navigating those occasions, Costa Mesa emerged with its personal model of Southern California cityhood. international warfare II introduced the Santa Ana military Air Base (SAAAB) to city, in addition to 125,000 cadets. Postwar SAAAB conversion proven the Orange County Fairgrounds, faculties, and housing. After incorporation in 1953, the race used to be directly to in attaining serious mass whereas surrounded via older, verified towns. The Segerstrom relations led tips to world-class amenities, akin to South Coast Plaza and the Orange County appearing Arts middle. those venues shifted town heart from the conventional downtown to north Costa Mesa. situated on the confluence of 3 freeways and adjoining to John Wayne�Orange County Airport, Costa Mesa faces the longer term because the middle of the South Coast Metro complex.

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