- Associated Press - Monday, May 16, 2016

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

1. TOBACCO TAX

Campaign says it has collected enough signatures for a ballot measure to raise California’s cigarette tax by $2 per pack.

2. IMMIGRANT HEALTH CARE

Activists to hold Sacramento rally to encourage families to participate in California’s health care plan for the poor, which has now begun to enroll as many as 185,000 children who are living in the country illegally.

3. PHARMACEUTICAL ACQUISITION

Pfizer will acquire Palo Alto-based Anacor Pharmaceuticals Inc. in a deal valued at about $5.2 billion.

4. BOX OFFICE

“Captain America: Civil War” drops 59 percent in second weekend but holds on to No.1 spot in theaters.

5. CYCLING

Second stage of Tour of California is a 92-mile ride from Pasadena to Santa Clarita.


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