This was an unusual sighting for south Orange County. Typically a mountain finch (such as Big Bear or as close as the Santa Ana Mountains), this bird was initially found by another fellow birder on 7-12. I had opted to revisit the same GPS markings and was able to produce photographs of the male and female. I found both at the same location however about an hour apart in my findings.
The link and description to the location can be found on this page
The male and female purple finches are show below: