- Associated Press - Monday, February 8, 2016

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

1. GAS PRICES

State panel to investigate why California gas prices are consistently higher than the national average.

2. WINTER HEAT

Southern California faces another day of increased fire danger amid gusty Santa Ana winds, low humidity and unseasonably warmth.

3. MOUNTAIN DEATHS

Trails closed at Southern California’s Mount Baldy following second hiking death in a week on 10,064-foot mountain.

4. AIRPLANES COLLIDE

Two bodies and wreckage of small plane found off Los Angeles harbor; search continues for second aircraft and pilot.

5. BOX OFFICE

“Kung Fu Panda 3” wins weekend box office, followed by “Hail, Caesar!” and “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.”

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