Orange County

10 Things to Know for Monday – San Francisco Chronicle

Photo: Mike Eliason, AP Image 1of/3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 In this photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, a Bombardier 415 Super Scooper makes a water drop on hot spots along the hillside east of Gibraltar Road in Santa Barbara, Calif., Sunday morning, Dec. 17, 2017. One of the largest…

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Kobe Bryant returns to Staples Center for jersey retirement, but he never really left – Los Angeles Times

So Bryant got wiser the next time. Shortly after his retirement, the two set out on a helicopter ride and Bryant didn’t tell Pelinka of his daredevil plan. Bryant and the pilot looked at each other and Bryant nodded subtly. Suddenly, to Pelinka’s horror, the helicopter zoomed into military maneuvers designed to terrify the passengers…

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Agricultural Achiever – The Rafu Shimpo

Glenn Tanaka (left) of Tanaka Farms receives a certificate from Consul General Akira Chiba. (JUNKO YOSHIDA/Rafu Shimpo) The Agricultural Society of Japan (Dai Nihon Nokai) awarded its Agricultural Achievement Medal for 2017 to Glenn Tanaka at a ceremony hosted by Consul General Akira Chiba on Nov. 30 at his official residence in Hancock Park. Born…

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LAX travelers affected by massive Atlanta airport power outage – KABC-TV

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A major power outage crippled the world’s busiest airport on Sunday, leading to hundreds of flight delays and cancellations, including some at Los Angeles International Airport. Passengers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport were left in the dark when the lights suddenly went out at around 1 p.m. The blackout halted all…

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