- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 9, 2016

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

1. WILDFIRES

Growing blaze forces evacuations in Southern California mountains; 95-square-mile blaze near Big Sur 50 percent contained.

2. PROMISED PARKS

A decade after voters were promised $400 million worth of parks in some of the state’s poorest neighborhoods, fewer than half have been built.

3. TAINTED CANDY

San Francisco police investigating how 19 people including a child at a birthday party ate gummy candies that likely contained marijuana.

4. ‘STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN’

Led Zeppelin loses battle to recoup nearly $800,000 in defense fees in successful legal battle over copyright.

5. LAKE TAHOE

Researchers trying to better understand effect of algae growth in Lake Tahoe are turning to old photo albums.


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