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BC-CA--California News Digest 1:30 pm, CA

May 14, 2019

Hello! 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, losangeles@ap.org, or to the AP-San Francisco bureau at 415-495-1708, sanfrancisco@ap.org. John Antczak is on the Los Angeles news desk, followed by Robert Jablon. Olga Rodriguez is on the San Francisco news desk. AP-California News Editor Frank Baker can be reached at 213-346-3134 or fsbaker@ap.org.

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TOP STORIES:

CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR-HEALTH CARE

SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ California Gov. Gavin Newsom has launched a statewide tour to promote his health care proposals, including requiring everyone purchase health insurance and offering subsidies to families that make as much as $150,000 a year. By Adam Beam. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos by 4 p.m.

FACIAL RECOGNITION BACKLASH-SAN FRANCISCO

SAN FRANCISCO _ San Francisco supervisors will vote on surveillance oversight legislation Tuesday that includes a ban on the use of facial recognition technology by police and other city departments. By Janie Har. SENT: 366 words, photos. UPCOMING: Will be updated from 2 p.m. meeting.

OBIT-TIM CONWAY

LOS ANGELES_ Tim Conway, the impish second banana to Carol Burnett who won four Emmy Awards on her TV variety show, starred aboard “McHale’s Navy” and later voiced the role of Barnacle Boy for “Spongebob Squarepants,” has died in Los Angeles. He was 85. By Lynn Elber and Mark Kennedy. SENT: 835 words, photos.

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

CALIFORNIA STORMS

SAN FRANCISCO _ A cold front traveling down to Northern California from the Gulf of Alaska is expected to dump at least a foot of snow in higher elevations of the Sierra Nevada, weeks before the start of summer. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated.

CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-HOUSING CLOSING

SANTA ROSA, Calif. _ Federal authorities are almost done disbanding a makeshift neighborhood of trailers where Northern California wildfire victims have been living for 19 months. The last seven trailers provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be removed by July 10. SENT: 450 words, photos.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

CALIFORNIA SYNAGOGUE SHOOTING

SAN DIEGO _ The 19-year-old suspect in a fatal shooting at a Southern California synagogue is scheduled to make his first court appearance Tuesday on federal hate crime charges. SENT: 366 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated from 1:30 p.m. hearing.

SCOOTER BEATING DEATH

LONG BEACH, Calif. _ Police on Tuesday identified a 27-year-old man suspected of beating a Southern California woman to death with an electric scooter, while investigators try to determine a motive for the attack. SENT: 210 words.

WHITEY BULGER-LETTERS

BOSTON _ Jailhouse letters from the late Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger appear to contradict federal officials who said his health had dramatically improved, making him eligible for a transfer to the West Virginia prison where he was killed. The letters provided to The Boston Globe by a California woman he corresponded with highlight a will to live despite deteriorating health, including eight heart attacks. SENT: 447 words, photos.

MEXICO-BORDER CHASE

MEXICO CITY _ An American man was arrested after running over several people with a truck in a chaotic chase to the San Ysidro border crossing with San Diego, police in the Mexican city of Tijuana said. SENT: 214 words.

Also:

_ ROOMMATE KILLING _ Authorities say a 23-year-old Southern California man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his roommate, although no body has been found.

BUSINESS:

ELON MUSK-LAWSUIT

A British diver who is suing Tesla CEO Elon Musk for defamation can’t recover damages because the diver allegedly started the spat and his reputation hasn’t been harmed, a new attorney for Musk says in a court filing. SENT: 482 words, photos.

DISNEY-HULU

BURBANK, Calif. _ Disney is taking full control of Hulu from Comcast, as both companies prepare to launch their own streaming services in response to declining audiences for traditional TV. By Tali Arbel. SENT: 778 words, photos.

INTEL-SECURITY FLAW

SANTA CLARA, Calif. _ Intel has revealed another hardware security flaw that could affects millions of machines around the world. The bug is embedded in the architecture of computer hardware, and it can’t be fully fixed. SENT: 477 words, photos.

ENTERTAINMENT:

TV-BEVERLY HILLS

NEW YORK _ At an event promoting the upcoming slate of Fox shows, the cast of the “Beverly Hills, 90210” reboot remembered their castmate Luke Perry, who died earlier this year. By John Carucci. SENT: 288 words, photos.

STAN LEE-ELDER ABUSE

LOS ANGELES _ A former business manager of Stan Lee has been charged in California with five counts of elder abuse involving the late Marvel Comics mastermind. By Andrew Dalton. SENT: 252 words, photos.

MTV MOVIE AND TV AWARDS

LOS ANGELES _ Avengers: Endgame,” ″Game of Thrones” and “RBG” are the top nominees heading into next month’s MTV Movie & TV Awards. SENT: 195 words, photos.

SPORTS:

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS-BRIBERY

BOSTON _ A former University of Southern California soccer coach pleaded guilty Tuesday to allegations that she created fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents in the college admissions bribery scheme. By Philip Marcelo. SENT: 725 words.

HKN--SHARKS-BLUES PREVIEW

ST. LOUIS _ The Blues have evened their Western Conference final series against San Jose behind a stingy defense that gave everyone but Logan Couture nowhere to go. St. Louis also got some welcome if unlooked for help on the scoring sheet and they are eager for more of that as the 1-1 series shifts to the Midwest for Game 3 on Wednesday night. By Joe Harris. SENT: 850 words, photos.

BBN--DODGERS-URIAS ARREST

LOS ANGELES _ Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias was arrested for investigation of misdemeanor domestic battery. By John Antczak. SENT: 410 words, photos.

BKN--TRAIL BLAZERS-WARRIORS

OAKLAND, Calif. _ Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors open the Western Conference Finals without injured Kevin Durant as they face Oakland native Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 1. By Janie McCauley. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos. Game starts 6 p.m.

BBA--ANGELS-TWINS

MINNEAPOLIS _ The Los Angeles Angels send Felix Pena to the mound in Minnesota after winning the opening game of the series at Target Field. Kyle Gibson pitches for the Twins. By Brian Hall. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 4:40 p.m.

BBN--PADRES-DODGERS

LOS ANGELES _ San Diego and Los Angeles begin a two-game series at Dodger Stadium. Clayton Kershaw gets the start for the Dodgers while Padres slugger Manny Machado makes his return to LA after his brief tenure last season. By Joe Reedy. UPCOMING. 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.

BBA--ATHLETICS-MARINERS

SEATTLE _ The Seattle Mariners look to win consecutive games for the first time since late April when they face the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night. UPCOMING: 700 words. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.

CYC--TOUR OF CALIFORNIA

MORGAN HILL, Calif. _ Tejay van Garderen tries to protect his overall lead in stage 3 of the Tour of California. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos by 7 p.m.

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