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

May 21, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TODAY:

REPORTER RAIDED

SAN FRANCISCO _ A San Francisco reporter is seeking the return of his property confiscated by police after officers with a sledgehammer raided his home amid an investigation to determine the source of a leaked police report into the death of the city’s public defender. By Janie Har. SENT: 377 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing from 9 a.m. court session.

WARRIORS-GETTING REST

And now, they wait. Again. The Golden State Warriors have gotten used to going to the NBA Finals, and their win in Portland on Monday night clinched their fifth consecutive trip. They’ve also gotten used to waiting for those finals to begin, with long layoffs after the Western Conference finals having become their norm. By Tim Reynolds. SENT: 790 words, photos.

REMOVING REACTORS

PLYMOUTH, Mass. _ Companies specializing in nuclear demolition and radioactive waste storage are buying up aging U.S. reactors and promising to decommission them in dramatically less time than their utility owners had planned — eight years instead of 60 in some cases. Viewed by experts as an emerging trend in the nuclear power industry, the sales of these retired or soon-to-be-retired reactors present a paradox for residents, state officials and nuclear watchdogs. By Bob Salsberg. SENT: 1,292 words, photos.

MUSIC-DJ KHALED

NEW YORK _ During the recording of what became one of Nipsey Hussle’s final songs, the rapper and DJ Khaled spoke passionately about “our families, entrepreneurship, leadership and just love,” Khaled recalls. The result of the session is “Higher,” the latest single from Khaled’s new album “Father of Asahd,” released Friday. Before Hussle’s March 31 death, they filmed a music video for the song, which also features John Legend. By Mesfin Fekadu. SENT: 572 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

_ HISTORIC CEMETERY VANDALIZED _ A Gold Rush era cemetery in California’s capital has been hit by vandalism.

_ VENICE KILLING _ Los Angeles police are asking the public for information to solve the killing of a man on a street in the Venice area.

UPCOMING TOMORROW:

_ No event coverage planned.

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