5 California Things to Know for Tuesday

The Associated PressJuly 15, 2014 

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

1. DROUGHT FINES

State regulators consider fines up to $500 a day for wasting water on landscaping, fountains, washing vehicles and other outdoor uses.

2. WATER MAIN BREAK

Rupture spews 100,000 gallons of water in Venice area of Los Angeles, flooding streets and garages of two dozen homes.

3. HEWLETT-PACKARD

Interim Chairman Ralph Whitworth resigns from the company's board to concentrate on unspecified personal health issues.

4. WILDFIRE

Steep terrain, dry conditions hamper firefighting efforts on lines of 8½-square-mile Bully Fire in near Shasta County community of Igo.

5. HIGHWAY PATROL-WOMAN PUNCHED

CHP commissioner says video of officer punching woman along freeway indicates need for more training on how to handle the mentally ill.

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