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

November 13, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

PARADISE, Calif. — Authorities moved to set up a rapid DNA-analysis system and bring in cadaver dogs, mobile morgues and more search teams in an intensified effort to find and identify victims of the deadliest wildfire in California history, an inferno that killed at least 42 people. By Martha Mendoza and Gillian Flaccus. SENT: 650 words, photos, audio, video. UPCOMING: Will be updated.

With:

— CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-THE LATEST

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES

MALIBU, Calif. — Southern California’s huge wildfire roared back to life Tuesday with a huge flare-up in the Santa Monica Mountains even as many residents elsewhere were being allowed to return to communities they fled last week. SENT: 700 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: Will be updated.

CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-INSURANCE

Californians who lost a home to the state’s wildfires could face a nightmarish recovery as they try to rebuild. It’s always a challenge to recuperate after any disaster, but California residents face a unique problem. Experts say the seemingly endless series of devastating wildfires in recent years has increased costs and limited the available pool of workers needed to rebuild. By Personal Finance Writer Sarah Skidmore Sell. SENT: 645 words, photos.

UPCOMING TOMORROW:

— Wildfires coverage.

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