Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Wednesday, July 19, and here’s what’s happening across California:
Down at Comic-Con
Hall H in the San Diego Convention Center during Comic-Con International is the most important room in Hollywood. Lined with jumbo screens, this cavernous hall is the 65,000-square-foot state-of-the-art centerpiece of the almost 50-year old pop culture confab, which draws more than 130,000 fans each year. It’s...