- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 29, 2016

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

1. NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

State Lands Commission signs off on deal to close Diablo Canyon years earlier than PG&E; had previously sought.

2. UBER DRIVERS

San Francisco-based ride-hailing company announces test of software to increase safety by analyzing data from individual drivers.

3. FORESTHILL WILDFIRE

Homes evacuated as 300 acres burn along middle fork of the American River in El Dorado and Placer counties.

4. KERN COUNTY WILDFIRE

Good progress cited as containment of 73-square-mile blaze rises to 60 percent.

5. MARIJUANA

Initiative to legalize recreational marijuana qualifies for California’s November ballot.

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