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

July 6, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



SAN DIEGO — The Trump administration will update a judge on efforts to comply with an order to reunite more than 2,000 children who were separated from their parents at the border. By Elliot Spagat. UPCOMING: Developing from hearing starting at noon.


LOS ANGELES — Southern California rapidly warmed Friday under the influence of a building heat wave that forecasters said would be one for the record books, with widespread triple-digit highs and very low humidity levels that raise fire danger. By John Antczak. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos by 10 a.m., followed by updates.


Coverage of wildfires burning in California and across the West. UPCOMING: About 800 words, photos.


— CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-CAMERAS — A wildfire-prone Northern California county is considering installing surveillance cameras that can help detect its next major blaze.

— TAHOE TRASH — Almost 500 people turned out for a July 5 clean-up campaign at five Lake Tahoe beaches in what organizers have made an annual post-Independence Day event.

— BBN--DODGERS-GINN — Right-hander J.T. Ginn says he will not sign with the Los Angeles Dodgers and will instead attend Mississippi State.


— Heat wave coverage.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to losangeles@ap.org or sanfrancisco@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

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