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2001

A judge approves a bailout of Southern California Edison. The company avoided bankruptcy, unlike Pacific Gas & Electric in northern California. Both companies were brought to ruin by the energy crisis and wild spot market prices for natural gas, used to generate electricity. [Source: MyMotherlode.com]

2011

Steve Jobs died after a ten-year battle against pancreatic cancer. [Source: California: A History by Kevin Starr, and Biography.com.]

2016

The County of Orange opens the Courtyard Transitional Center in Santa Ana, the County’s first year-round homeless shelter. [Source: County of Orange.]

2020

President Donald Trump is discharged from Walter Reed Hospital to finish recovery from COVID-19 at the White House. [Source: foxnews.com.]