- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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

1. WORLD SERIES

San Francisco Giants take 1-0 series lead with 7-1 win over Kansas City Royals.

2. GMOs

Los Angeles City Council backs plan for a ban on cultivating or selling genetically modified plants.

3. MURDER PENALTY

Man twice convicted of 1983 rape-murder of Orange County woman faces new penalty trial to determine if he should be sentenced to death again or life in prison.

4. ACTRESS CHARGED

Daniele Watts, who suggested she was detained by LA police because of racial profiling after she was found in a parked car with her boyfriend, is charged with lewd conduct.

5. CALIFORNIA TOWER

San Diego landmark built for 1915 Panama-California Exposition will reopen to public after nearly 80-year closure.

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