- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 4, 2014

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

1. DROUGHT

California Drought Task Force to provide update of its activities, including input from farm and labor representatives.

2. CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

State Supreme Court upholds death penalty for convicted killer forced to wear a stun belt during murder trial.

3. SENATE SUPERMAJORITY

Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg says major issues facing the Legislature can be addressed this year despite loss of Democrats’ supermajority.

4. SUDDEN OAK DEATH

Disease that kills oak trees along the coast has spread into Trinity County, the 15th county to experience the outbreak.

5. BOTTLED WATER

San Francisco supervisors to vote on ordinance that would expand a prohibition on city department purchases of bottled water by banning all bottled water sales on city property.


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