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By Phil Brigandi

Orange, California, a urban that began small, yet grew sizeable at the promise, sweat and toil of agriculture. Born from the breakup of the outdated Rancho Santiago de Santa Ana, its early days have been choked with horse races, playing, and fiestas. Citrus was once the spine of the economic system for greater than part a century, although post-war improvement ultimately changed the orange groves. Historian, and Orange local, Phil Brigandi lines the roots of town again to its small city origins: the steam whistle of the Peanut Roaster, the citrus packers tissue-wrapping oranges for shipping, leave out Orange top the could competition parade, and the scholars of Orange Union excessive portray the O and celebrating Dutch-Irish Days. In doing so, he captures what makes Orange distinct.

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