Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
1. STOWAWAY FROM SAN JOSE TO LA
Officials say a woman arrested six times trying to sneak onto flights at San Francisco International Airport managed to fly from another Bay Area airport to Los Angeles without a ticket.
2. FORCED-OUT SURGEON GENERAL DIES
Dr. Jesse Steinfeld, who became the first surgeon general ever forced out of office by the president after he campaigned hard against the dangers of smoking during the Richard Nixon era, has died in Los Angeles. He was 87.
3. UCLA FLOODING CAME FROM CORROSION ON PIPE
Corrosion and structural problems caused a pipe to burst that flooded a landmark athletic arena at the University of California, Los Angeles and submerged hundreds of cars
4. CURIOSITY TURNS 2
NASA has held a party for a 2-year-old that can't walk — but it sure can crawl. Scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena are celebrating the second anniversary of the day that the Curiosity rover landed on Mars.
5. PANDORA STRIKES UNPRECEDENTED ARTIST DEAL
Internet radio leader Pandora has come to its first-ever direct licensing deal with artists. The wide-ranging agreement with independent label group Merlin means higher payments to artists and more play for them on Pandora stations.