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5 California Things to Know for Friday

By: The Associated Press
August 15, 2014 Updated: August 15, 2014 at 10:01 am
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Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:

1. ROBIN WILLIAMS HAD PARKINSON'S DISEASE, WIFE SAYS

The diagnosis was yet another challenge for the Oscar winner, along with depression, anxiety and his decades-long struggle to stay sober.

2. CANDLESTICK PARK GOES OUT ROCKIN'

A concert by Paul McCartney closes the storied venue that was home to the San Francisco 49ers and Giants.

3. SEAWORLD MAKING BIGGER TANKS

SeaWorld says it will build new, larger environments for killer whales at its theme parks. The company will build a tank with 10 million gallons of water at its San Diego park, almost twice the size of the current tank.

4. FERRARI GOES FOR COOL 30 MIL PLUS

A rare 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO once owned by a famed racing driver and Olympic gold medalist has sold for $34.65 million.

5. CHILDREN, OTHER BEACHGOERS TO CLEAR OUT FOR SEAL PUPS

The California Coastal Commission has approved San Diego's plan to close a children's beach for five months each year to protect seals that come ashore to care for their pups.

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