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

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1906

Alice Stebbins Wells is admitted to the Los Angeles Police Force as the first woman police officer to receive an appointment based on a civil service exam. [Source: HistoryNet.com]

1969

In what some call the birth of the Internet, two connected computers at UCLA passed data via a 15-foot cable. [Source: Orange County Register]

1986

A Los Angeles judge sentenced Cathy Evelyn Smith to three years in prison for involuntary manslaughter in the 1982 drug-overdose death of comedian John Belushi. She served 15 months. [Sources: Orange County Register and Wikipedia.]