Related topics

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

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



LOS ANGELES — Investigators on Tuesday plan to release a more detailed timeline of a mass shooting at a Southern California bar that killed 12 people in the first news conference since the week of the Nov. 7 attack. By Amanda Lee Myers. SENT: 387 words, photos. UPCOMING: Will be updated from 10 a.m. press conference.


CHICO, Calif. — An unexpected phone call brought a bright spot to Jason James Burnett, offering a small measure of relief from the stress and sadness of losing his home in Paradise, California to the worst wildfire in the state’s history: Gov. Jerry Brown announced he’d granted Burnett a pardon, exactly 24 years after he was sentenced to jail time and probation for drug conviction at age 18. UPCOMING:


WASHINGTON — As Nancy Pelosi moves closer to securing the votes to become House speaker, the stage is being set down-ballot for the next generation of leaders jockeying to be the Democrats’ heirs apparent. By Congressional Correspondent Lisa Mascaro. SENT: 600 words, photo.


Minutes after touching down on Mars, NASA’s InSight spacecraft sent back a “nice and dirty” snapshot of its new digs. Yet the dust-speckled image looked like a work of art to scientists. By Aerospace Writer Marcia Dunn. SENT: 858 words, photos, video.


KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Resort developer Genting Malaysia has filed a lawsuit in California seeking at least $1 billion in damages from Walt Disney Co. and Fox Entertainment Group for alleged breach of contract related to a theme park, the company said Tuesday. SENT: 246 words, photo.


— SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY EARTHQUAKE — A magnitude-4.0 earthquake rattled the rural west side of the San Joaquin Valley early Tuesday.

— PUPPIES ROBBERY — A 22-year-old Southern California man has been arrested for allegedly committing an armed robbery that netted four puppies.

— UNIVERSITY DONATION — An alumni couple are giving San Francisco State University a $26.8 million donation — the largest gift in the university’s history.

— VATICAN-CALIFORNIA BISHOP — Pope Francis has named Monsignor Daniel Garcia, currently an auxiliary bishop in Texas, to take over as bishop of Monterey, California.


— Los Angeles City Council votes on ordinance that would legalize street vending.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to losangeles@ap.org or sanfrancisco@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

Update hourly