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

December 28, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

JERRY BROWN DEPARTS

SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ It was a matter of life and death in 2015 when California Gov. Jerry Brown pondered an assisted suicide bill granting terminally ill people the right to choose when they die. After much speculation, Brown signed the measure, a victory for “death with dignity” advocates and a blow to the Catholic Church, which vigorously opposed it. Brown, who once considered becoming a priest, added to his signature a five-paragraph statement outlining how he made his decision: He sought contradicting perspectives from the church, families of the terminally ill, his friends and doctors. And he pondered his own existence. By Kathleen Ronayne. SENT: 1,320 words, photos.

With:

_ JERRY BROWN DEPARTS-ON THE ISSUES

_ JERRY BROWN DEPARTS-TIMELINE

POLICE OFFICER KILLED-CALIFORNIA

SAN FRANCISCO _ The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department says there are “significant developments” in the investigation of the fatal shooting of a small town police officer. By Olga R. Rodriguez. UPCOMING: Developing from noon press conference in Modesto.

TESLA-BOARD

NEW YORK _ Tesla named Oracle’s Larry Ellison and an executive from Walgreens to its board Friday as part of a settlement with U.S. regulators who demanded more oversight of CEO Elon Musk. SENT: 487 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

_ OBIT-BURROUS _ Chris Burrous, weekend news anchor at Los Angeles TV station KTLA, has died.

_ OBIT-ADONIS _ Frank Adonis, an actor best known for his roles in Martin Scorsese films including “Goodfellas,” “Raging Bull” and “Casino,” has died. He was 83.

_ CALIFORNIA COLD _ California is ending the year with blustery, chilly weather and it’s going to get colder in some areas.

UPCOMING TOMORROW:

_ No event coverage planned.

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