5 California Things to Know for Thursday
Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
1. CALIFORNIA STORMS
First of two back-to-back storms gives state a soaking; approaching stronger storm brings flooding worries.
State water officials will conduct third survey of 2014 in the Sierra Nevada, where snow has been well below normal levels.
3. DROUGHT RELIEF
A $687 million drought relief plan is headed for floor votes in the Legislature after winning quick approval in legislative committees.
4. GIANTS FAN ATTACKED
One of two men who beat Giants fan Bryan Stow at Dodger Stadium ordered to remain jailed for pending federal weapons case.
5. JIM LANGE
First host of "The Dating Game" TV show dies in Mill Valley at age 81.