1. GOING STRAIGHT—TO COURT
A California law prohibiting mental health providers from counseling gay minors on how to become straight faces its first legal test Friday in Sacramento. "Reparative therapy" counselors want a judge to block the measure.
1. WET AND WILD
Weather officials are issuing flood warnings for much of Northern California as the second in a series of wet storms hits the state.
1. HOMELESS KILLING CHALLENGE
A court hearing is scheduled on a request by two former Fullerton police officers to dismiss charges of killing a mentally ill homeless man last year.
4. WHAT MIGHT END PORT STRIKE
Negotiations. Labor talks are resuming in an effort to end a clerical workers strike at the Los Angeles and Long Beach harbors that closed much of the nation's busiest port complex.
5. MUSHROOM DEATHS
A woman who gave poisonous mushrooms to residents of a Northern California elder-care home has been barred for life from working in such facilities after four people died.