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Death of James H. “Jimmy” Doolittle, in Pebble Beach. “Medal of Honor recipient, pioneering holder of speed records, leader of first aerial attack on the Japanese mainland, and famed World War II air commander.” He was born on Dec. 14, 1896, in Alameda. [Sources:, US Air Force Biographies, and Wikipedia.]


In a case brought forward by the City of Huntington Beach, Judge James Crandall rules SB 54, the so-called California Values Act, is unconstitutional under the Constitution of the State of California. [Source: Orange County Register.]