- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:

1. CLIPPERS RETURN TO COURT FOR EMOTIONAL WIN

With longtime owner Donald Sterling absent after a lifetime ban imposed by the NBA, the Los Angeles Clippers had a redemtive and emotional victory that put them on the brink of winning just their third playoff series since Sterling bought the team in 1981.

1. JURORS TO PICK APPLE OR SAMSUNG

After listening to a month’s worth of testimony from expert witnesses hired by Apple and Samsung as well as executives from each company, a Silicon Valley jury of four men and four women were tasked with sorting out the latest legal dispute over technology between the world’s two largest smartphone makers.

1. WINDS, WILDFIRE DANGER, AUGUST CONDITIONS IN APRIL

Gusty Santa Ana winds, unseasonably high temperatures and low relative humidity are bringing wildfire concerns to Southern California. Red flag warnings of high fire danger have been posted by the National Weather Service for much of Los Angeles and Ventura counties through Thursday night.

1. ‘HEARTBLEED’ KEEPS FLOWING, BUT MOST UNAWARE

Most Americans who recently learned about a major breakdown in Internet security have been trying to protect themselves but a group nearly as large is unaware of the threat, according to a new survey. The findings released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center provide a gauge on how Web surfers have been responding to a computer bug nicknamed “Heartbleed.”

1. GOOGLE TAKES PRIVATE ROUTE FOR SCHOOLS

Google will no longer try to sell ads based on personal information collected about students using a suite of products tailored for schools. The changes announced Wednesday revise some of the policies governing Google’s “Apps for Education” products.

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