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

May 9, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

CALIFORNIA BUDGET

SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ California is flooded with money and Gov. Gavin Newsom will outline how he thinks the nation’s most populous state should spend it Thursday when he releases a revised version of his $200 billion-plus state budget. By Adam Beam. SENT: 698 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing from 10:30 a.m. event.

ELECTION 2020-PETE BUTTIGIEG

LOS ANGELES _ Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg appears with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti at an event with members of teachers and carpenters unions. UPCOMING: Developing from 10:30 a.m. event.

FATAL PURSUIT-DOG WALKER KILLED

LONG BEACH, Calif. _ Pet owners and others gathered at a Southern California intersection to mourn a popular dog walker killed along with five of six dogs she was transporting when a motorist fleeing police crashed into her car. SENT: 300 words. UPCOMING: Photos.

CHEVRON-ANADARKO

SAN RAMON, Calif. _ Chevron on Thursday declined to improve on its offer for Anadarko, cutting short the potential for a rare bidding war in the oil patch and allowing Occidental Petroleum to take control of the energy company and its rich fields in the Southwest of the United States. SENT: 400 words, photos.

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TWITTER CONSPIRACY-CANCELLED FUNDRAISER

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. _ Officials in a small Northern California community say an online conspiracy that started with a tweet from former FBI Director James Comey forced them to cancel an annual school fundraiser out of safety concerns. SENT: 145 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated.

IN BRIEF:

_ MISSILE TEST _ The U.S. Air Force has launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile from California in the second such test this month. Photo.

UPCOMING TOMORROW:

_No event coverage planned.

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