5 California Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press
Aug. 09, 2017
Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Engineer fired over memo he wrote about gender differences files labor complaint, says he's exploring all legal options.
2. GLEN CAMPBELL
Tributes pour in for superstar singer of "Rhinestone Cowboy," ''Wichita Lineman" following death at age 81.
3. SCHOOL LUNCH EMBEZZLE
David Binkle, former leader of effort to bring healthier meals to more than 600,000 Los Angeles school children, charged with embezzlement, perjury, misuse of public funds.
Four men who tried to summit three Southern California peaks in 24 hours are rescued by helicopter after night stranded on Mount Baldy.
5. MOVIE ACADEMY
Cinematographer John Bailey is the new president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.