When Richard Nixon became president in 1968, the national media rushed to the Podunk city of Yorba Linda, the Dickster's birthplace and a town that had just incorporated a year earlier and was still largely citrus groves and rolling hills instead of the exclusive estates and gated communities that characterize it today.Nixon became president in 1969. Yorba Linda's orange groves were paved over years ago, and it has few if any gated communities.
Monday, April 11, 2011
"OC Weekly" Closes YL Bureau, Loses Almanac
Orange County's alternative sentinel writes: