Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
1. FANS, STARS STUNNED AT ROBIN WILLIAMS' DEATH
The Oscar-winning comedian, who died in an apparent suicide, battled substance abuse and depression for years.
2. FIREFIGHTERS GET BIG SCARE BUT ESCAPE SERIOUS INJURY
Three trapped firefighters had to use personal fire shelters as a rapid wind shift sent a Northern California wildfire burning past them. All three survived with no serious injuries.
3. WATER DEAL CREEPS CLOSER
Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders say they're are closing in on a deal to overhaul a water bond on the November ballot, but their replacement plan still needs support from Republicans.
4. SPANISH MISSIONARY DOCTOR INFECTED WITH EBOLA DIES
The 75 year-old man who may have received an experimental drug from a San Diego company to treat the deadly disease was evacuated from Liberia last week.
5. FOUR DOGS DIE IN ONE SUV AMID SACRAMENTO HEAT
A 34-year-old man was cited after his four dogs died when they were left in an SUV parked in the hot Sacramento sun.