We are the Orange Marketing Network. For 61 years we have been serving communities in San Diego’s back country and we are thrilled to be adding Alpine to our “family.” Most commonly referred to as Orange Book, our company began in 1956 when Tom and Carol Griffin, owners and publishers of the Ramona Sentinel, were…

The inaugural cover of the Alpine Mountain Empire Community Orange Book celebrates one of Alpine’s most beautiful finds: Wright’s Field. Preserved by the Back Country Land Trust in the 1990’s as a part of a 230 acre purchase of native grasslands, Wright’s Field, or Mesa del Arroz, as it was once known, is one of…

A day of driving U.S. 80 in California will show you sandy deserts, agricultural valleys, boulder-covered canyons, pine and oak scrub forests, chaparral, delightful small towns and a world-renowned urban coastal city. The trip in California begins after crossing the historic 1915 Ocean-to-Ocean Highway truss bridge in Yuma, Arizona. The first towns on the California…