Afternoon Cram: Is Christopher Dorner Dead or Alive?

A deadly shootout in Big Bear and everything else you need to know from today’s local news headlines

Christopher Dorner is Believed to Be Surrounded
Following a shootout, the Big Bear cabin where the fugitive was holed up is on fire.

San Bernadino County Sheriff’s Deputy Killed in Dorner Shootout
A second deputy was wounded.

Copper Wiring Thieves Are Driving Caltrans Crazy
California ranks fourth among states reporting metal theft claims.

Candidate Wendy Greuel Debuts Her Second TV Ad
It focuses on financial waste.

Storage Wars Star Mark Balelo Dead of Apparent Suicide
He was 40.

Governor Brown Overrules State Parole Board Ruling on Robert Butler
The convicted double murderer will not be released on Friday after all.

Santa Monica Gets “Little Free Library”
Take a book, leave a book.