- Associated Press - Friday, August 12, 2016

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

1. WATER TUNNELS

Critics and state lawmaker want more explanations on who’s paying for proposed $16 billion water project.

2. SHERIFF-CORRUPTION

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca faces arraignment on federal indictment stemming from jails probe.

3. ISLAND FOXES

Foxes native to the Channel Islands removed from federal endangered species list after fastest recovery by any mammal.

4. SKYDIVING DEATHS

Head of parachuting organization says instructor in fatal tandem skydive over Lodi didn’t have required advanced certificate.

5. HIKER DEATH

Hiker, 60, falls 1,000 feet on Mount Shasta, dies at hospital.


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