5 California Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. SAN FRANCISCO MAYOR
Ed Lee, who oversaw a technology-driven economic boom in the city that brought with it sky-high housing prices, dies suddenly at 65.
Fire churning through Santa Barbara County grows to 362 square miles; containment reaches 20 percent.
3. EAST BAY FIRE
Two houses destroyed, three damaged by fires that sent people fleeing homes in the hills east of Oakland.
4. BRUCE BROWN
Filmmaker who molded the image of surfer as seeker and transformed the sport with the 1966 documentary “The Endless Summer” dies at 80.
Southern California toymaker warns its holiday sales are being hurt by struggles of some key brands and retailers tightening inventories.