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

February 22, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

SHACKLED CHILDREN

RIVERSIDE, Calif. _ A Southern California district attorney will address the case of a couple charged with the torture and abuse of most of their 13 children. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated from morning hearing.

CALIFORNIA REPUBLICANS

SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ California Republicans are gathering this weekend to chart a course forward following stinging defeats in the 2018 election. By Kathleen Ronayne. UPCOMING: 130 words, then an update.

VIRGIN GALACTIC

LOS ANGELES _ Virgin Galactic plans to try send its rocket plane into space for a second time in a test flight Friday over California. UPCOMING: Developing from morning flight.

CALIFORNIA STORMS

LOS ANGELES _ Lingering cold air is keeping Southern California frigid following a storm that dropped snow at elevations rarely seen in the Los Angeles region. SENT: 130 words, photos. UPCOMING: Will be incorporated into BC-US--Western Storms.

UPCOMING TOMORROW:

_ No event coverage planned.

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