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

September 13, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

CALIFORNIA-FIVE KILLED

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Domestic violence was being investigated Thursday as a motive in a rampage by a man who fatally shot five people, including his wife, before killing himself in Bakersfield, California. SENT: 350 words, photos. UPCOMING: Will be updated.

With:

— CALIFORNIA-FIVE KILLED-THE LATEST

CLIMATE SUMMIT

SAN FRANCISCO — The mayor of Paris and other top officials who were instrumental in securing the landmark 2015 U.N. climate accord open a California summit by talking about the importance of continuing the path to clean energy, despite President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of the United States from the pact. UPCOMING: Developing.

RACIST STATUE-SAN FRANCISCO

SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco board has voted unanimously to remove a 19th century statue that activists say is racist and demeaning to indigenous people. SENT: 222 words, photos.

DAVID HOCKNEY-AUCTION

NEW YORK — One of David Hockney’s famous “pool paintings” is coming to auction and is expected to sell in the $80 million range, easily breaking the record for a work by a living artist sold at auction. By National Writer Jocelyn Noveck. SENT: 499 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

— QUALCOMM-STOCK BUYBACK — Qualcomm is buying back $16 billion of its own stock as part of a broader goal of repurchasing up to $30 billion of its shares.

UPCOMING TOMORROW:

No event coverage planned.

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