- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 24, 2015

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

1. WILDFIRES

Big Sierra Nevada forest fire has town of Markleeville on edge.

2. OIL SPILL

Exxon Mobil halts operations at three offshore platforms because it can’t move oil after pipe rupture on Santa Barbara coast.

3. BALCONY COLLAPSE

City inspectors find that moisture had rotted wooden beams of Berkeley balcony that collapsed, killing six college students.

4. HOMELESS CAMPS

Los Angeles City Council approves measure to speed up removal of homeless encampments popping up around the city.

5. NATIONAL TRUST FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION

Trust adds Old U.S. Mint in San Francisco and former gay nightclub The Factory in West Hollywood to list of endangered historic places.

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