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BC-CA--California News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, CA

January 15, 2019

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in California. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Los Angeles bureau at 213-626-1200, or losangeles@ap.org. John Antczak is on the desk, followed by Robert Jablon. AP-California News Editor Frank Baker can be reached at 213-346-3134 or fsbaker@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Pacific.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

UPCOMING TODAY:

LOS ANGELES TEACHERS-STRIKE

LOS ANGELES _ Teachers in the huge Los Angeles Unified School District walked picket lines again Tuesday as administrators urged them to return to classrooms and for their union to return to the bargaining table. By Christopher Weber. SENT: 1,040 words, photos. UPCOMING: Will be updated.

TEACHER STRIKES-ISSUES

The setting is different, but the complaints of teachers who are out on strike in Los Angeles are echoing those heard in walkouts nationwide. Unlike protests that closed schools last spring in states including West Virginia, Kentucky, Oklahoma and Arizona, the strike that began Monday is unfolding in a liberal-leaning state and one of the country’s biggest cities. By Carolyn Thompson. SENT: 780 words, photos.

CALIFORNIA STORMS

LOS ANGELES _ Mandatory evacuation orders were in effect Tuesday for many residents near Southern California wildfire burn scars as another Pacific storm headed into the rain-soaked region. UPCOMING: Developing as storm progresses.

OBIT-CAROL CHANNING

NEW YORK _ Carol Channing, the lanky, ebullient musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in “Hello, Dolly!” on Broadway and beyond, has died. She was 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll said Channing died of natural causes at 12:31 a.m. Tuesday in Rancho Mirage, California. By Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. SENT: 1,090 words, photos.

NETFLIX-PRICE INCREASE

SAN FRANCISCO _ Netflix is raising its U.S. prices by 13 percent to 18 percent, its biggest increase since the company launched its streaming service 12 years ago. By Technology Writer Michael Liedtke. SENT: 645 words, photo.

EARNS-WELLS FARGO

NEW YORK _ Wells Fargo, the consumer banking giant, said its fourth-quarter profits fell slightly on Tuesday as the bank remains restrained by federal regulators, who put a tight leash on it after years of scandals and missteps. The San Francisco-based bank said it earned a profit of $6.06 billion in the last three months of a year, or $1.21 per share. By Business Writer Ken Sweet. SENT: 380 words, photo.

FACEBOOK-LOCAL NEWS INVESTMENT

NEW YORK _ Facebook says it is investing $300 million over the next three years in local news programs, partnerships and other initiatives. The money will go toward reporting grants for local newsrooms, expanding Facebook’s program to help local newsrooms with subscription business models and investing in nonprofits aimed at supporting local news. By Technology Writer Barbara Ortutay. SENT: 512 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

_ MUSIC-ALICIA KEYS _ Alicia Keys usually attends the Grammys, but this year she’ll be there as a host. Photo.

UPCOMING TOMORROW:

_ Teachers strike coverage.

_ Storm coverage.

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