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

March 11, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



LOS ANGELES _ Investigators have identified a girl found dead in a duffel bag along a suburban Los Angeles equestrian trail, and two people have been detained in connection with the case. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated, photos.


TEHRAN, Iran _ Iran’s judiciary has delivered a verdict against U.S. Navy veteran Michael White of San Diego who was detained last July in Iran but there is no information as to what the ruling contained, a semi-official news agency reported Monday. By Amir Vahdat. SENT: 412 words.


DETROIT _ Tesla is walking back plans to close most of its showrooms worldwide and announced price hikes for most of its electric vehicles. By Tom Krisher. SENT: 740 words, photos.


_ NVIDIA-MELLANOX-ACQUISITION _ Chipmaker Nvidia will acquire network and data transmission company Mellanox for $6.9 billion in an all-cash deal.

_ LEVI STRAUSS-IPO _ Levi Strauss plans to raise up to $587 million in an initial public offering of company shares. The San Francisco company said Monday that it’s offering approximately 9.5 million shares, while selling stockholders are offering about 27.2 million shares. Photos.


_ No event coverage planned.


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