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

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

SUPREME COURT-KAVANAUGH

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh gained the support of a key Republican senator Friday, virtually ensuring his nomination will advance to the full Senate a day after he adamantly denied the high-school-years sexual assault of a California woman who testified she was “100 percent” he was guilty. By Lisa Mascaro, Alan Fram and Catherine Lucey. SENT: 1,260 words, photos, video, audio.

With:

— SUPREME COURT-KAVANAUGH-THE LATEST

SEC-ELON MUSK

DETROIT — Tesla without Elon Musk at the wheel? To many of the electric car maker’s customers and investors that would be unthinkable. But that’s what government securities regulators now want to see. By Business Writers Tom Krisher and Alexandra Olson. SENT: 1,200 words, photo.

With:

— SEC-ELON MUSK-THE LATEST

— TESLA STOCK-WILD RIDE — Tesla investors have taken a wild ride as Wall Street values the promise of one of the world’s leading electric car makers, the hurdles the company faces as it tries to become a world-class manufacturer, and a mercurial CEO who can get the market buzzing with a single tweet.

IMMIGRATION-SANCTUARY LAW

SANTA ANA, Calif. — An Orange County judge ruled in favor of the city of Huntington Beach in a challenge to a California law limiting local police collaboration with federal immigration enforcement agents. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 350 words.

GOOGLE CEO-CONGRESS

SAN FRANCISCO — Google CEO Sundar Pichai is scheduled to meet privately with members of Congress Friday after he and his boss, Google co-founder Larry Page, stood up lawmakers at a public hearing earlier this month. By Technology Writer Michael Liedtke. SENT: 440 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

— ELECTRIC SCOOTER-DUI — A Los Angeles man has been fined $550 and ordered to pay restitution for riding an electric scooter while intoxicated and knocking over a 64-year-old pedestrian on a sidewalk.

— CHER’S HOME-OVERDOSE DEATH — Authorities say a man living at Cher’s home in Malibu, California, has been arrested on suspicion of providing fentanyl to someone who died of an overdose. Photo.

UPCOMING TOMORROW:

No event coverage planned.

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