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1946

Prisoners revolt at California’s Alcatraz prison. [Source: HistoryNet.com.]

2020

Beaches in Orange County are closed by the order of California Governor Gavin Newsom. The reason given is crowds over the previous hot weekend not observing social distancing. Photos of the beach over the weekend show well-spaced groups not crowded together. No other beaches in the State are ordered closed.