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 BUDGET
Gov. Jerry Brown to propose 8.5 percent increase in general fund spending coupled with a dedication to pay down debt by more than $11 billion.
2. PROSTITUTION RING
Prosecutors say San Diego street gang operated a ring spanning 23 states, treating prostitutes like slaves.
3. GROUP HOME FIRE
Orange County blaze that killed two, injured five believed to have started with failure in personal electronic device.
4. PAINKILLER DOCTOR
Julio Gabriel Diaz, a physician linked to a dozen drug deaths, is expected to plead guilty to illegally prescribing powerful painkillers to his patients.
5. BRAIN-DEAD GIRL
Attorney for Jahi McMath's family says the 13-year-old has had feeding and breathing tubes inserted.