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

1. WORLD SERIES

On brink of elimination, the Los Angeles Dodgers must defeat the Houston Astros to force Game 7.

2. WILDFIRES

Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones to announce residential, commercial claims resulting from the October wildfires.

3. GAS PRICES

Gasoline and diesel taxes to rise by 12 cents per gallon on Wednesday to raise money for rebuilding roads and highways.

4. PRECIPITATION

Forecasters see California's first widespread rain of the season, starting late this week in the north and next week in the south.

5. WAYMO

Google's self-driving car spin-off accelerates efforts to convince the public its technology is almost ready to safely transport people.