- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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

1. DROUGHT

House Natural Resources Committee holds oversight hearing in Fresno to discuss water crisis impacts, long- and short-term solutions.

2. DROUGHT-RESERVOIR

Congressmen propose legislation to promote construction of a new reservoir in farm country north of Sacramento.

3. HIGH TECH HIRING

Rev. Jesse Jackson to lead delegation to Hewlett-Packard shareholders meeting to bring attention to Silicon Valley’s poor record of including blacks and Latinos in hiring, board appointments and startup funding.

4. “STAR WARS”

Disney CEO Bob Iger says “Episode VII” begins shooting in May, robot R2-D2 will be in the cast.

5. WANDERING WOLF

Wildlife advocates to retrace 1,200-mile path of wolf whose trek in 2011 across Oregon and into California attracted worldwide attention.


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