- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 19, 2015

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

1. WILDFIRE

Weeks-old fire in Sierra National Forest surges back to life, forcing the evacuation of 1,000 people from their homes.

2. YOSEMITE PLAGUE

Health officials investigate another possible case of plague in a tourist from Georgia who fell ill after visiting the national park.

3. BUD YORKIN

Director-producer who helped forge a new brand of topical TV comedy with the 1970s hit “All in the Family” dies at 89 in Los Angeles.

4. MISSILE TEST

Minuteman 3 intercontinental missile lifts off from Central Coast airbase on test flight.

5. HOME SALES

California home sales figure for July are expected to be released.

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