Take a look at four stories we're covering Wednesday, including the list of new laws that take effect in California in 2019.
January is Almost Here, and New Laws Are Coming
What to know about new laws coming Jan. 1 to California that cover harassment in the workplace, rules of the road, public safety and health. Click here for information about the new laws.
Local news from across Southern California
Ahoy, Whale Watching Season is Here
Whale watching trips with the Cabrillo Whalewatch program start Thursday and go though mid-April. Passengers can choose any of three landings: Redondo Beach, Long Beach and Marina del Rey, then watch as the amazing animals migrate from Arctic waters to Baja, California. Here are the details.
Kwanzaa Gwaride Parade Comes to South LA
A parade, festival and dusk candle lighting ceremony are scheduled Wednesday in South Los Angeles to mark the start of the seven-day festival of Kwanzaa. Click here for details.
It's Opening Day at Santa Anita Park
It's the day after Christmas, and that means Opening Day at the Arcadia racetrack. There are special events, like the Craft Beer & Cider Festival. Click here for a look at what's happening.