- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 19, 2014

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

1. CLERGY ABUSE CLAIMS

Attorneys to discuss $13 million settlement by Los Angeles archdiocese on behalf of 17 alleged victims of clergy abuse.

2. BORDER PATROL SHOOTING


San Diego Sheriff’s Department says man killed by U.S. Border Patrol agent threw several large rocks, hitting the agent in the head.

3. CALIFORNIA PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PENSIONS

State to increase contributions to employees’ pensions this summer, and other government agencies will follow suit in two years to help cover the cost of benefits for retirees who are living longer.

4. SLAUGHTERHOUSE SHUTDOWN

USDA shuts down Central Valley Meat Co. in Hanford, supplier of beef to the National School Lunch Program, due to unsanitary conditions.

5. GUSTY WINDS

Forecasters warn drivers to expect strong winds up to 60 mph across portion of southwest California.