Orange County Breeze local almanac for northwest Orange County, California.

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The two-person crew of the L-8, a US Navy blimp, disappears without a trace on a routine anti-submarine patrol over the Pacific Ocean. The blimp drifts without her crew and crash-lands in Daly City, California. [Source: the Orange County Register.]


The California Independent Service Operator (Cal ISO) called a multi-day Flex Alert and imposed rotating or rolling blackouts to prevent the collapse of the State electrical grid in the face of an unprecedented heat wave. [Source: Cal ISO.]