Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. JAPAN-SAN FRANCISCO
Osaka mayor says sister-city relationship will be scrapped due to San Francisco’s decision to give city property status to a statue commemorating Asian women who worked in military brothels for Japanese troops during World War II.
2. MARIJUANA ECONOMY
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Rural California grappling with “green rush” of pot growers as state heads toward Jan. 1 legalization of recreational marijuana.
3. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA HEAT
High pressure ridge weakens slightly but more above-normal temperatures are expected after LA’s hottest Thanksgiving on record.
No. 20 Stanford faces No. 9 Notre Dame, but needs Washington to beat Washington State to claim Pac-12 North and spot in conference title game.
Post-season bowl berths at issue as California takes on UCLA, which takes the field for first time after firing of coach Jim Mora.