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

January 23, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

LOS ANGELES TEACHERS-STRIKE

LOS ANGELES _ Tens of thousands of Los Angeles teachers returned to work Wednesday after voting to ratify a contract deal between their union and school officials, ending a six-day strike at the nation’s second-largest district. By Christopher Weber and Amanda Lee Myers. SENT: 860 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: New approach, photos, video.

FROM AP MEMBERS:

DISPOSABLE CUPS TAX-BERKELEY

BERKELEY, Calif. _ Berkeley has approved a 25-cent tax on disposable cups city officials say is part of an effort to eliminate restaurant waste. The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the ordinance that also forces restaurants to provide to-go containers that are compostable by January 2020. SENT: 120 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated./

SAG AWARDS-ALAN ALDA

When Alan Alda receives his life achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild on Sunday, it will celebrate a career that includes multiple Emmy awards, an Oscar nomination and social activism over nearly seven decades. And one that continues to thrive, despite a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. By John Carucci. SENT: 776 words, photos, video.

IN BRIEF:

_ PG&E-CAPITAL SPENDING Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says it expects capital spending of $6.6 billion this year and about $6.9 billion in 2020. Photo.

_ PARROT RESCUED _ An African Grey parrot is home after being trapped for nearly three nights in a storm drain in Los Angeles.

UPCOMING TOMORROW:

_ No event coverage planned.

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