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5 California Things to Know for Today

January 9, 2018

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

1. STORM

Heavy rain pounds Southern California, flooding and debris blocks highways; storm diminishing in Bay Area.

2. RECORD

Storm brought 3.15 inches of rain to downtown San Francisco, making Monday 16th wettest day in records dating to 1849.

3. DELUGE

Big Sur coast received up to 9.6 inches of rain; Highway 1 blocked by rock slides.

4. SAN FRANCISCO MAYOR

Candidates face a deadline Tuesday to enter the 2018 race for mayor, a contest moved up after sudden death of Mayor Ed Lee last month.

5. ROMAN POLANSKI

LA prosecutors won’t charge Oscar-winning director in alleged 1975 molestation because the allegations are too old.

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