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

November 28, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



SAN FRANCISCO — California braced for potentially heavy rain and snow Wednesday as a Pacific storm system headed into a state that needs the water but has huge wildfire scars that can unleash devastating debris flows if there are downpours. UPCOMING: 350 words.


LOS ANGELES — After a decade of debate and compromise, the Los Angeles City Council will consider an ordinance Wednesday that would grant permits to sidewalk vendors, allowing them to come out of the legal shadows and putting the city on the same footing as New York and Chicago on the issue. By John Rogers. SENT: 430 words. UPCOMING: Developing from 10 a.m. meeting.


WASHINGTON — With a partial government shutdown possible on Dec. 7, President Donald Trump has met with Republican leaders to hash out a spending plan that includes money for Trump’s proposed border wall with Mexico. By Matthew Daly. SENT: 670 words, photos.


WASHINGTON — Nancy Pelosi entered the House Democratic leadership elections on Wednesday in an unusual position: She’s running unopposed. By Congressional Correspondent Lisa Mascaro. SENT: 749 words, photos.


— ORANGE COUNTY NEEDLE EXCHANGE — A judge has blocked a nonprofit group’s plan to run a mobile needle exchange program for drug users in four Orange County cities.


—Storm coverage.


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