Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
1. SCHOOL ATTACK THWARTED IN LA SUBURB
Police are scheduled to discuss the arrests of two teenage boys who allegedly planned to kill three high school staffers and gun down as many students as possible in South Pasadena.
1. WILDFIRES BURN THROUGH SIERRA, THREATEN PROPANE BUSINESS
Authorities sent evacuation orders to 13,000 phones in Madera County as a wildfire burned near Yosemite National Park and endangered a business with 30,000 propane tanks.
3. BODY OF MISSING WOMAN FOUND IN MINE SHAFT, ALLEGED LOVER ARRESTED IN ALASKA
The body of a Marine's missing wife was found deep underground after she disappeared near Joshua Tree National Park and her former neighbor was arrested on suspicion of homicide.
4. SLAP ON THE WRIST MORE LIKELY THAN JUVENILE HALL FOR LA STUDENT OFFENDERS
Los Angeles public school students will be shielded from prosecution and sent to administrators for minor offenses as the Los Angeles Unified School District reforms its discipline process.
5. A MARRIAGE PROPOSAL AND THEN A FATAL PLUNGE
A veteran rock climber died in a fall during a solo ascent in Yosemite National Park just hours after his girlfriend accepted his marriage proposal.