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

1. NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES

Thousands who lost homes and apartments to flames will have to find new places to live in tough housing market.

2. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES

Brush fires on Los Angeles-Orange county line snarl freeway commute; significant progress made against Mount Wilson fire.

3. REFINERY FIRE

Dramatic, brief fire hits big Chevron refinery in El Segundo.

4. SENATE RACE

State Sen. Kevin de Leon to formally announce he's challenging fellow Democrat Dianne Feinstein's bid for re-election to the U.S. Senate.

5. NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

Dodgers take 3-0 series lead with 6-1 victory over Chicago Cubs.