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

1. HOMELESSNESS

Cities along West Coast declare states of emergency as they struggle to cope with soaring homeless populations.

2. BROADCOM-QUALCOMM

Semiconductor maker Broadcom offers to buy Qualcomm in deal valued at $130 billion.

3. BEN AFFLECK

Actor says storm of sexual harassment allegations engulfing Hollywood led him to examine his own behavior.

4. BOX OFFICE

"Thor: Ragnarok" thunders to one of year's best debuts, opening with $121 million in North American theaters.

5. RAMS-GIANTS

Los Angeles posts fifth win in six games with dominant 51-17 victory over New York.