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

September 27, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



WASHINGTON — Christine Blasey Ford told the Senate Judiciary Committee and a riveted nation Thursday that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in a locked room at a 1980s high school gathering, as the panel began an extraordinary hearing at which Kavanaugh hoped to salvage his Supreme Court nomination. By Lisa Mascaro, Alan Fram and Laurie Kellman. SENT: 1,183 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: Developing from hearing.



— KAVANAUGH-YOUTH CONDUCT — The drama surrounding President Donald Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court over the nominee’s behavior in the 1980s has reinforced a warning today’s social media-savvy high school students have grown up hearing: What they say and do now will live well past graduation. By Carolyn Thompson. SENT: 700 words, photos.


LAS VEGAS — The Las Vegas massacre claimed 58 lives, making it the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Hundreds more were shot, many of them surviving after a mad dash through a sea of chaos, flying bullets and bodies. Others had to be carried out and would be dead themselves had it not been for everyday heroes who risked their own lives to save someone else’s. As the one-year mark of the senseless slaughter approaches, survivors and the families of those killed are working to make sense of their new realities and their newfound hopes and fears. Here are some of their stories: By Regina Garcia Cano and Amy Taxin. SENT: 2658 words, photos, video.


LOS ANGELES — A fugitive from Los Angeles will be added to the FBI’s Most Wanted list on Thursday, the agency said. UPCOMING: Developing from 10 a.m. announcement.


— IMMIGRANT ARRESTS — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it arrested 150 immigrants across Southern California this week in an operation targeting public safety threats.

— RANDOM STABBING — A man has been sentenced to seven years to life in prison for a random knife attack on a 75-year-old woman in Los Angeles.

— SUBURBAN MARIJUANA — A months-long investigation has led to seizure of thousands of marijuana plants from three Southern California homes.

— WEST COAST RAPPER-ATLANTA ARREST — A rapper and producer who collaborated with some of the most famed acts in West Coast rap history has been arrested on drug charges outside Atlanta.AP Photo TKTT105.

— FILMMAKER-RESTITUTION — A California-based filmmaker ordered in 2012 to pay Massachusetts millions of dollars in restitution after pleading guilty to defrauding the state of $4.7 million in tax credits has paid back only a tiny fraction of that.


No event coverage planned.


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