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BC-CA--California News Digest, CA

May 25, 2019

Hello! 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, losangeles@ap.org, or to the AP-San Francisco bureau at 415-495-1708, sanfrancisco@ap.org. Daisy Nguyen is on the San Francisco news desk. AP-California News Editor Frank Baker can be reached at 213-346-3134 or fsbaker@ap.org.

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SAN FRANCISCO _ A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump from building key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, delivering what may prove a temporary setback on one of his highest priorities. On Saturday, Trump pledged to file an expedited appeal of the ruling. By Daisy Nguyen and Elliot Spagat. SENT: 975 words, photos.


SAN FRANCISCO _ The union representing San Francisco police officers demanded Saturday that its chief resign, accusing him of blaming officers for raids that he ordered to determine who leaked a police report to a freelance journalist. By Daisy Nguyen. SENT: 450 words, photos.


DES MOINES, Iowa _ Democratic candidates who have any connection to Hispanic voters would do well to strengthen those ties. Hispanics are poised to wield unprecedented influence in the 2020 Democratic primary. They comprise almost 30% of the population in the state that votes third in presidential primaries, Nevada. And the two states with the largest Hispanic populations, California and Texas, are among the 14 “Super Tuesday” states. Any candidate winning consistent Hispanic support could have an advantage. By Will Weissert. SENT: 1255 words, photos.


LOS ANGELES _ A former business manager of Stan Lee was arrested Saturday on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend. Keya Morgan was taken into custody in Arizona on an outstanding arrest warrant after being charged by Los Angeles County prosecutors earlier this month. SENT: 280 words.


_ ELDERLY EVICTION _ A 102-year-old woman facing eviction from her California home of nearly 30 years is getting help from Arnold Schwarzenegger.

_ DISMEMBERED BODY-ARRESTS _ A couple suspected of killing a man and dismembering his body in California has been arrested in China and returned to the United States to face prosecution.

_ TREEHOUSE-ARREST _ Police pursuing a burglary suspect in a Southern California suburb found him living in an elaborate treehouse hidden on a hillside.



SANTA ANA, Calif. _ A security lapse at a major real estate title company exposed the bank account numbers and other sensitive information contained in 885 million files. First American Financial confirmed the problem Friday after it was reported by the blog Krebs On Security. SENT: 165 words.



SAN FRANCISCO _ A retrospective of Andy Warhol’s work on display in San Francisco captures his use of artwork to create public personas for his subjects the way people do now using social media. “Andy Warhol _ From A to B and Back Again” opened this week at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. It runs through Sept. 2. Organizers say the exhibit illustrates how Warhol embraced personal branding decades ago and foreshadowed the digital age. It includes more than 300 works spanning Warhol’s 40-year career. By Katie Oyan. SENT: 640 words, photos.


INDIANAPOLIS _ Christian Bale and Matt Damon will wave green flags to start the Indy 500 on Sunday. But the two famous actors have been circling the racing scene for a quite a while already. The duo are starring in “Ford v Ferrari,” a film that chronicles the American auto manufacturer’s attempt to beat the Italian racing giant at Le Mans in 1966. The film is due out later this year. By Dave Skretta. SENT: 800 words.



TORONTO _ Austin Hedges connected for a grand slam and the San Diego Padres hit a franchise-record seven home runs to romp past the Toronto Blue Jays 19-4 for their fifth straight win. By Paul Attfield. SENT: 480 words, photos.


SAN FRANCISCO _ Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, was called up by the San Francisco Giants and put in the starting lineup to make his major league debut against the Arizona Diamondbacks. SENT: 200 words.


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