- Associated Press - Thursday, February 19, 2015

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

1. HOSPITAL SUPERBUG

Contaminated instruments infect seven Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center patients, including two who died; 179 others warned.

2. PORT LABOR

Cargo companies go straight to West Coast dockworkers with “last, best and final” offer in a contract crisis choking international trade.

3. REFINERY EXPLOSION

Impact of damage to portion of Exxon Mobil refinery in Torrance uncertain; petroleum experts say any gas price rise would be limited.

4. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA

UC President Janet Napolitano postpones proposed tuition increase amid talks with Gov. Jerry Brown over higher education funding.

5. REVENGE PORN

Los Angeles court filing shows operator of “revenge porn” website agrees to plead guilty to hacking and identity theft.

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