The Fairview Register is the monthly publication of the Costa Mesa Historical Society. Each newsletter contains news about the society, information about upcoming events, and articles about Costa Mesa history. It’s one of the best ways to stay up-to-date on Costa Mesa history.
Below you’ll find archives of the newsletter since 2012. If you’d like to receive a newsletter in your mailbox each month, consider joining the society.
Our March 2020 newsletter is now online. Topics include “A Very Special Event at OCC’s Planetarium”, “Mildred Matthews: An Oral History”, “Changing Harbor Boulevard”, “Visiting Dick Church’s” and more!
Our December 2019 newsletter is now online. Topics include “The Year in Review”, “Spanish Patriots in the American Revolution”, “Making Spirits Bright: Alvin ‘Pink’ Pinkley’s 1978 Oral History”, news & more!
In the October 2019 Fairview Register, we look back on the life of Refugio Leon, tell some scary stories, preview the society elections, and look forward to theater legend Tom Titus’s opening of this year’s Speaker Series.
In the September 2019 Fairview Register, Cory Smith remembers the Imoto family, and we focus on upcoming events, report on the Heroes’ Hall groundbreaking, and say farewell to this year’s Concerts in the Park.
In the August 2019 Fairview Register, we learn about the founding of the Costa Mesa (Civic) Playhouse, turn the spotlight onto our SAAAB class photo project, thank Kathy Bequette for her many years of service, and remember Ruth Levin and Cesar Pelli.