Here is a look at the stories from the Valley, the nation and the world that are catching our eye:
Trump vs. Rouhani
Here’s a bit of fun on Facebook matching the words of U.S. President Donald Trump against the words of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. While Trump could use a lesson in diplomacy, nearly everything out of the mouth of the soft-spoken Rouhani is a lie.
Fourteen people have died in Dominica, and the U.S. mainland is not out of the woods yet, reports CNN.
California Housing Crisis
Former Assemblyman Mike Gatto offers a 10-point prescription for dealing with soaring housing costs in the Los Angeles Times.
The Quiet Candidate: John Chiang
David Mendez profiles state Treasurer John Chiang, a Democratic contender for California governor, in EasyReaderNews.
The Trump adminstration’s former press secretary declares: I have not “knowingly” lied to America. Read the story at Politico.
Mexico City Earthquake
At least 237 people have died and 1,900 have been injured. Rescuers now race against time to save trapped survivors. Reuters has the report.