5 California Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press
Jul. 17, 2017
Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. CLIMATE CHANGE
State lawmakers decide fate of landmark climate law that Gov. Brown holds up as model to be replicated globally.
Blazes in northern and central California send residents fleeing their homes.
3. MARTIN LANDAU
Oscar-winning actor known for memorable roles in "Crimes and Misdemeanors" and "Ed Wood" dies at 89.
4. GEORGE ROMERO
Influential director of "Night of the Living Dead" and other zombie classics dies at 77.
Los Angeles is 35 games above .500 for first time since 1977, holds franchise-best record through 93 games since 1955.