Our January/February 2023 newsletter is now online! This edition includes “Orange Coast College’s 75th Anniversary: Review of Academic Programs”, “Newport Pop Festival” by Mari Page, and “Kona Lanes Memories” by Estelle Hughes.
The Fairview Register
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 November/December 2022 newsletter is now online! This edition includes “Movie Memories From the Past” by Mari Page, an excerpt from the January 1983 Costa Mesa Historical Society Quarterly, as well as information about our upcoming January event.
Our September/October 2022 newsletter is now online! This edition includes “Unsung Veterans” by Mari Page, “Changing times – City Directories and Telephone Books” by museum director Mary Ellen Goddard, and information about our upcoming November program.
Our July/August 2022 newsletter is now online! This edition includes “Painted Treasures” by Mari Page, the history of the Costa Mesa Bird and Game Farm, and a message from our president about her history in Costa Mesa.
Our March/April 2022 newsletter is now online! This edition includes a message from President Barbara Steck introducing our new Board of Directors. Also included, “Fairview Declines,” a continuation of “A Town Called Fairview” from our last newsletter, and remembering Dave Gardner, Gladys Refakes, and Ursula Hartunian.
Our November/December 2021 newsletter is now online! Topics include “Mr. Siegel Remembers”, “Memoirs of a War Bride”, “Christmas Cards of Yesteryear,” and more.