International Street Fair – Orange, CA

International Street Fair – Orange, CA Shortly after I arrived in the Orange area, the International Street Fair was born as a way to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the city of Orange. The event took place in 1973, and has been held every year since then. I have wonderful memories of my father cooking up a storm with his friends from the Sons of Italy. Always involved with the community, he had a love of great food, heritage, and...

OPA and Its Communities

OPA and Its Communities Orange Park Acres was founded in 1928 by Mervin Monnette and Frank Mead Sr., when they incorporated 640 acres as Orange Park Acres Corporation.  Unlike today, when an empty acre lot in this equestrian community can sell for over 1.5 million dollars, in 1928 you could have an acre for an amazing bargain of only $1000! [ad#Google Adsense] Within OPA there are a number of different communities...

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