Good morning. It’s Wednesday, Jan. 18, and here’s what’s happening across California:
Gas facility battle
The troubled Aliso Canyon underground natural gas storage field is safe to reopen at a third of its original size, state regulators announced Tuesday, even though the cause of a massive leak that forced thousands to flee their homes has not been determined. The finding sets up an all-out battle over the future of the site near Porter Ranch, the scene of the largest methane gas leak in United States history.