- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 18, 2016

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

1. DROUGHT

Strict rules adopted at height of drought may end as state regulators consider letting localities decide how to keep water use in check.

2. SHUTTLE EXTERNAL TANK

Space shuttle external tank destined for display in Los Angeles completes long ocean voyage from Louisiana.

3. GOVERNOR-2018

State Treasurer John Chiang to begin raising money to run for governor in 2018.

4. YOSEMITE

Sierra Nevada’s Tioga Road into Yosemite National Park to open at noon after winter closure.

5. SODA WARNING

Federal judge rejects effort to block a new San Francisco law that requires health warnings on ads for sugary drinks.

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