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Orange County Register 
10 women who paved the way in Orange County politics 

"History was made in 2019 when Tara Campbell of Yorba Linda became the youngest female mayor in state history at the age of 25. Two years prior, Campbell, at 23, became the youngest person to be elected to the City Council.."


OC Register

100 Most Influential People in OC 

"Campbell became the youngest female mayor in California's history when she was appointed mayor of Yorba Linda at the age of 25 in December 2018..."​

Los Angeles Times

California's youngest female mayor holds the gavel in Yorba Linda 

"At 25, she’s the youngest female mayor in California. And when she was elected to the council two years ago she became the youngest person to ever help govern the city’s 68,000 residents..."


Teen Vogue

Tara Campbell Is California's Youngest-Ever Female Mayor

"Tara Campbell prides herself on being prepared. [...] Nearly three months into her term, she’s focused on leading the city where she grew up and proving that her youth is an asset to city governance..."

FOX 11 News In Depth

'52 in 52' in Yorba Linda

"Tara Campbell talks about what it was like to become mayor at the age of 25, replacing a man nearly 50 years her senior.  She talks about her contributions to the city of Yorba Linda and her plans for her career in the future..." 

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Yorba Linda mayor is youngest female mayor in California

"At the age of 25, Tara Campbell is making a major name for herself in California politics..."

Spectrum News:

Inside the Issues

Meet Tara Campbell: City Councilwoman at 23, Mayor at 25

"She has an impressive resume, [...] Campbell hopes to bring positive change to this Orange County community."

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Orange County Catholic

Yorba Linda City Council led by Catholic school grad

"Campbell is an active parishioner at St. Martin de Porres Church, starting out as an altar server, a confirmation teacher, and a member of the pastoral council..."


International Women's Day 2019: Women in Politics

"So many women have come before us to fight for our Constitutional right to be an integral and equal partner in the future our Country, [...] Make them proud, and achieve your dreams!"


OC Register 

Orange County residents show their cities some love and care

"Yorba Linda Mayor Tara Campbell [...] and several other volunteers got together to spruce up the Philip Paxton Equestrian Center Saturday as part of the Love Our Cities campaign..."

Spectrum News 1

Youngest Female Mayor in California's History Elected

"She has been busy introducing all things millennial to the city, getting the city on social media, and introducing a new on-the-go way to report issues through an app called the 'Citizen Request Tracker.'"

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OC Register 

It took years, but Yorba Linda turns the first shovel on its library and arts center

“It’s going to be a historic day for Yorba Linda,” Mayor Tara Campbell said of the groundbreaking. “This is going to serve our families and children and seniors for decades to come.”

OC Register

At a solemn candlelight vigil in Yorba Linda, disbelief and remorse for 5 people killed when plane crashed into home

“This is a reminder for us to live life to the fullest,” said Campbell. “As we light these candles, let us look to each other and seek to lift each other up. This is a reminder of who we are as a community.”


USC Dornsife
5 Trojan women who have made history

"Campbell, who graduated in 2015 [...], is already bringing a youthful savvy to the city. Residents can now report maintenance issues, like a broken swing at a park, via an app on their phone and then track the city’s response — all thanks to Campbell’s innovation."

USC Dornsife
Alumna is California’s youngest
ever female mayor

“I realized if you want to see a change, you’ve got to be part of that change, and so I started getting involved,” Campbell said..”

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Daily Titan

Yorba Linda mayor Tara Campbell shares journey into politics

"Campbell also worked in her community before serving as mayor by serving as chair for the Parks and Recreation Commission for two years and as a city council representative for another two years..."

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