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5 California Things to Know for Wednesday

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By The Associated Press

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

1. DROUGHT-FINES

Californians aren't taking drought seriously, so water regulators are imposing fines up to $500 a day for wasting water.

2. DROUGHT-FARMERS

UC Davis study: Struggling farmers left nearly 430,000 acres unplanted this year, costing state economy $2.2 billion and 17,000 jobs.

3. FIRST LADY

Michelle Obama visits Los Angeles to speak about assistance for military veterans and attend an education honors luncheon.

4. REFINERIES-AIR POLLUTION

Environmental Protection Agency holds Los Angeles hearing proposal to reduce toxic air pollution through new controls on oil refineries.

5. YACHT OVERDOSE DEATH

Woman accused of leaving Google executive to die on yacht after shooting him up with heroin faces arraignment in Santa Cruz.

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