- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. STATE’S GOLF GREENS GO BROWNER

Some of California’s finest golf courses are making major changes to deal with the state’s drought, tearing out grass in places, letting it turn brown in others, planting drought-resistant vegetation and installing smart water systems.

2. ACLU ASKS WHERE ARE THE WOMEN BEHIND HOLLYWOOD’S CAMERAS?

The Directors Guild of America says networks and studios are to blame for the “deplorable” dearth of female film directors.

3. TUMBLR CRACKING DOWN ON BULLYING

Actress Elizabeth Banks, singer Jordin Sparks and Vice President Joe Biden are among those helping Tumblr establish a safe place from bullies online. The celebrities will appear in videos on the blogging website to launch its new #PostItForward campaign.

4. CHILD JUMPS FROM CAR STOLEN WITH HIM INSIDE

A Stockton mom is relieved after her 4-year-old son jumped out of a moving car that was stolen with him inside.

5. JUDGE WHO REDUCDE SENTENCED DEFENDS SELF AGAINST RECALL EFFORTS

An Orange County judge who gave a less-than-mandatory sentence to a man who sodomized a 3-year-old girl says the recall effort against him is “an attack on judicial independence.”

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