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 email@example.com. John Antczak is on the desk, followed by Robert Jablon. AP-California News Editor Frank Baker can be reached at 213-346-3134 or firstname.lastname@example.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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
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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.
— CALIFORNIA-FIVE KILLED-THE LATEST
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.
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.
— 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.
No event coverage planned.
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