5 California Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. LEGISLATURE-SEXUAL MISCONDUCT
Suspended Sen. Tony Mendoza sues for reinstatement, claims he’s being treated differently than white colleagues.
2. HOLLYWOOD-SEXUAL MISCONDUCT
Amazon Studios says “Transparent” star Jeffrey Tambor won’t be back on series; actor calls accusations false.
3. WATER CONSERVATION
Water use increasing in Southern California despite resurgent drought; conservation programs could become permanent.
4. “BLACK PANTHER”
Moviegoers flock to first showings of Marvel’s latest superhero blockbuster in traditional African shirts, dresses, head wraps.
5. NBA ALL-STARS
NBA’s All-Star festivities set to begin this weekend at Staples Center in Los Angeles.