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

November 16, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TODAY:

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE

CHICO, Calif. — At least 63 people are now dead from a Northern California wildfire, and officials say they have a missing persons list with 631 names on it in an ever-evolving accounting of the victims of the nation’s deadliest wildfire in a century. By Kathleen Ronayne and Brian Melley. SENT: 1,047 words, photos, video, audio. UPCOMING: Will be updated.

With:

— NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE-THE LATEST

CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-PARADISE LOST

PARADISE, Calf. — There’s a sweet legend about this town: On a blazing summer day in the 1850s, a lumber mill crew with wagon and ox took a break under a grove of tall evergreens. The air was cool, the pine needles fragrant. “Boys,” said the team boss, “this is paradise.” By Martha Mendoza. SENT: 1,122 words, photos.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES

MALIBU, Calif. — The count of structures destroyed by Southern California’s huge wildfire topped 600 on Friday and containment grew to 69 percent. UPCOMING: 350 words, photos.

UPCOMING TOMORROW:

— President Donald Trump visits Northern California fire zone.

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