BC-CA--California News Digest 2 pm, CA
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CHARTER SCHOOLS-CALIFORNIA ELECTIONS.
Charter school advocates in California are doubling down on their remaining candidate for statewide office after their longtime ally and candidate for governor was shunned away by voters. The June 5 primary in many ways is seen as a failed offensive shot for more control in a state with an already robust charter school enrollment — a humbling loss for the same advocates that won control of one of America’s largest school districts just last year. By Sally Ho. SENT: 859 words, photos.
ARMY FUTURES COMMAND-Q&A
UNDATED — The U.S. Army is scouting large cities, including Los Angeles and San Francisco, to find a home for a new command headquarters so it will be close to academia and industry, a first for the service. By Jennifer McDermott. SENT: 827 words.
GRADUATION SPEAKER SILENCED
PETALUMA, Calif. — A Northern California high school valedictorian is upset her graduation speech to classmates was cut off after she veered from an approved script. Sent: 125 words: UPCOMING: 250 words by 3 p.m.
AIRFORCE DESERTER CAPTURED
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A high-ranking Kirtland Air Force Base officer with top security clearance who disappeared 35 years ago has been found in California. SENT: 262 words. AP Photo.
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. — Actor Vince Vaughn was arrested Sunday on suspicion of drunken driving and delaying an investigation in a Southern California beach town, police said. SENT: 110 words. AP Photos.
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County coroner is investigating the death of actor Jackson Odell. SENT: 116 words.
CAMARILLO, Calif. — The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. has remained relatively steady for the past three weeks with a national average of $3.01 per gallon. SENT: 125 words.
FILM-BOX OFFICE — “Ocean’s 8,” the female-fronted overhaul of the starry “Ocean’s” heist franchise, opened with an estimated $41.5 million at the box office, taking the weekend’s top spot from the fast-falling “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” SENT: 800 words, photos.
NEW YORK — Fresh from sweeping the Triple Crown with three victories in five weeks, Justify will get a deserved break. The chestnut colt figures to return later in the year looking to extend his 6-0 career record. By Racing Writer Beth Harris. UPCOMING: 600 words by 4 p.m.
OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland Athletics wrap up a four-game series against the Kansas City Royals. By Michael Wagaman. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 1:05 p.m.
LOS ANGELES — Ross Stripling, winner of his last four starts, takes the mound for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the series finale against the Atlanta Braves. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Begins 1 p.m.
MIAMI — José Ureña, who earned his first win of the season in his most recent start, pitches Sunday for the Marlins in their series finale against the Padres and Clayton Richard. By Christopher Stock. UPCOMING: 600 words. Game scheduled to begin 10:10 a.m.
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