- Associated Press - Friday, August 14, 2015

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

1. WILDFIRE

Huge Jerusalem Valley fire in Lake, Napa counties is 50 percent contained; nearby Rocky Fire nears full containment.

2. EL NINO

Scientists say current Pacific Ocean warming event is very strong, but whether it will bring major rains to California is not certain.

3. MOUNTAIN LION KILLED

Cougar that crossed major highways to leave Santa Monica Mountains is killed by car on Interstate 5 north of Los Angeles.

4. HEAT

Forecasters warn of high heat in much of Southern California through the weekend as high pressure builds.

5. TREE FALL

Arborist: Tree that fell on children in Pasadena park last month had root problems, may have absorbed a heavy load of water from storm.


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