If you’re coming back from a trip overseas you’ll have to check most electronic devices. The new rules affect nonstop flights bound for the US from 10 airports in Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. There are direct flights from Dubai that come in to Orlando International Airport. To see the list of exactly which electronics that must be checked click here.
The Forbes list of the richest people is now over 2,000, and seven of those live in the Bay area. Microsoft founder Bill Gates is #1 on the list, and in the Bay area we have Edward DeBartolo Jr.; from the world of biotech Robert Duggan; Kenneth Feld; Todd Christopher, who owned Vogue International; Ronald Wanek, owner of Ashley Furniture; Thomas James, chairman emeritus of Raymond James Financial; and Howard Jenkins, formerchairman ofPublix Super Markets and son ofPublix’s founder George Jenkins. There’s more on the story in the Tampa Bay Times.
A Bay area winery is up for sale. Keel and Curley Winery in Plant City, which is also the home of Two Henrys Tasting Room is said to include their fruit groves. The winery was founded in 2003.
A video of a nine foot gator pulled out of a manhole in Oldsmar has made national news. Residents saw the gator and had a trapper come out to get him out of the neighborhood. It was released back into the wild in a safer area. You can see that video from WTSP Ten News here.