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4 to Watch: California's Wildfires From 250 Miles Above

An update on four stories we're watching for Friday Aug. 10, 2018

Take a look at four stories we're following Friday Aug. 10, 2018 on NBCLA.com and the NBCLA app.

1. Wildfire Photos From Space

Smoke from Calfornia's wildfires can be seen from communities miles from the burn areas -- and from 250 miles above Earth. Space Station crew members and NASA satellites offer their perspective on the devastation, which is frightening even from a distance.

2. We're Not in Kansas Anymore

But Dorothy enthusiasts are in Pomona, where OzCon is celebrating all things Wizard of Oz. Founded in 1964, the West Coast Oz Convention is a gathering of Oz devotees. Click here to find out more about the weekend-long event.

3. KCON LA Is Here

The everything-Korean-pop-culture spectacular delivers catchy K-pop songs and photo-worthy Korean cuisine this weekend. The festivities start Friday and continue through Sunday in downtown Los Angeles, both at Staples Center and the LA Convention Center. Oh, and the eats -- 20 food trucks are loaded with the goods. Here's what to know

4. Wildfire Arson Suspect in Court

The man suspected of setting the Holy fire in Cleveland National Forest, which forced thousands of people from homes and burned at least a dozen buildings, was in court after being charged with several arson counts. The 51-year-old suspect was arrested a day after the 18,100-acre fire began in dry brush that hasn't burned for decades. You'll find updates here

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