- Associated Press - Thursday, August 20, 2015

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

1. WILDFIRES

Sierra blaze forces 2,500 to evacuate; 4 square miles burn near Livermore; evacuation of 800 canceled in San Luis Obispo County

2. SINKING CENTRAL VALLEY

NASA: Vast areas of the Central Valley are sinking faster as massive amounts of groundwater are pumped due to drought.

3. MEXICO BORDER CROSSING

Non-Mexicans walking into Tijuana from San Diego now must show passport, fill out form and, if staying more than a week, pay for permit.

4. SUPERBUG-SCOPES

Pasadena’s Huntington Memorial Hospital says some patients contracted antibiotic-resistant “superbug” linked to a type of medical scope.

5. HOME SALES

The number of California houses and condos sold in July hit nine-year high for second month in a row.


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