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BC-CA--California News Digest, CA

May 18, 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 news desk. AP-California News Editor Frank Baker can be reached at 213-346-3134 or fsbaker@ap.org.

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More than two decades after starting as a humble “program,” the Smithsonian’s Asian Pacific American Center is launching a major fundraising effort for permanent gallery space. If successful, the gallery would join the National Museum of the American Indian, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and the soon-to-be Molina Family Latino Gallery in staking a spot along the National Mall, where millions of people visit every year to celebrate American history, its monuments and its government. By Janie Har. SENT:1000 words, photos.


_ SHOOTING AT VIGIL _ Police say a woman was killed and five others were shot and injured while they held a vigil outside a Southern California bar for someone who recently died.

_ HOMELESS WOMAN KILLED-ARREST _ Police in central California say an anonymous tip has led them to identify and arrest a man wanted on suspicion of killing a homeless woman.

_ APARTMENT COMPLEX-SHOOTING _ A woman was killed and three others, including a 4-year-old boy, were wounded by gunfire in an apartment complex in South Sacramento.

_ PASSENGER IMPALED _ Authorities say somebody stole a tripod from a California Department of Transportation crew and then dropped it from an overpass onto a Sacramento freeway, impaling the lung of a passenger in a van.



LAS VEGAS _ Actor and standup comedian Sammy Shore, who co-founded the Comedy Store, has died at the age of 92. The family said through a spokeswoman that Shore died Saturday at his Las Vegas home. He was the father of Pauly Shore. Sammy Shore’s nearly seven-decade career stretched from New York’s “Borscht Belt” summer resorts to Las Vegas and the studios of Hollywood. Shore, his first wife Mitzi and writing partner Rudy Deluca founded the world-famous Los Angeles comedy club, the Comedy Store, in 1972.



PORTLAND, Ore. _ The Golden State Warriors won the first two games of the Western Conference finals on their home court. Now the series shifts to Portland, which hasn’t been this far along in the playoffs since 2000. By Anne M. Peterson. UPCOMING: 600 words and photos. Game starts at 6 p.m.


SAN JOSE, Calif. _ After each team earned road splits to open the Western Conference final, the Sharks and Blues prepare to return to San Jose for Game 5. By Josh Dubow. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos by 3 p.m.


SAN DIEGO _ The Pittsburgh Pirates will use an opener for the first time when rookie right-hander Montana DuRapau makes his first big league start opposite San Diego Padres rookie lefty Nick Margevicius. DuRapau was a 32nd-round pick in the 2014 amateur draft, the 971st overall pick. By Bernie Wilson. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 5:40 p.m. PT.


Kansas City plays Los Angeles at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.


CINCINNATI _ The Dodgers try for their fifth straight win against the Reds. Walker Buehler (4-0) faces Tyler Mahle (0-5). By Joe Kay. Game starts at 4:10 p.m. With photos.


DETROIT _ After taking the first two games of this series, the A’s try for their 15th straight victory over the Tigers. By Baseball Writer Noah Trister. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 4:10 p.m ET.


San Francisco plays Arizona at Chase Field.


SAN JOSE, Calif. _ The Chicago Fire plays at the San Jose Earthquakes.


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