9:00 AMKeepers of Orange County's Past: Preserving Our HeritageIn 2009, the John D. Cooper Archaeological and Paleontological Center was created for the continued preservation, curation and management of County of Orange’s sizable collection of prehistoric artifacts and fossils. The Cooper Center is now opening their vaults to showcase some of the amazing prehistoric discoveries found here in Orange County. Learn about bizarre animals like shark-toothed whales, archaeological mysteries like 8,000 year old cogstones, and other glimpses into the history of life in Orange County. See how scientists approach the gargantuan task of caring for 180 million years of prehistory.
Jane Newell will be presenting a lecture on the History of Anaheim at the next Old Courthouse Museum Society Luncheon. Begun in 1857 as a colony of German farmers and vintners, Anaheim has grown to become one of the largest cities in Orange County today. Learn how agricultural land transformed to industry, and some of the present uses of Anaheim’s historical resources.
All are welcome.
Boxed lunches are available by reservation for $7 each. Deadline for lunch reservations is June 14, 2013.
June 4, 2013
Ortega Highway Construction - Vehicle Length Limits ApplyLanes on the Ortega Highway bridge over the I-5 freeway are reduced to two lanes in either direction in preparation for upcoming demolition activities on the south half of the bridge. Traffic near Caspers Wilderness Park may be impacted.