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

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

LOS ANGELES TEACHERS-STRIKE

LOS ANGELES _ Teachers in Los Angeles, whose 640,000 students make it the nation’s second-largest school district, are ready to strike Thursday over a contract dispute that follows teacher walkouts in other states that emboldened organized labor after a critical defeat at the U.S. Supreme Court. By Christopher Weber. SENT: 840 words, photos. UPCOMING: Will be updated.

TRUMP-CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES

WASHINGTON _ President Donald Trump is threatening to withhold Federal Emergency Management Agency money to help California cope with wildfires if the state doesn’t improve its forest management practices. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated.

CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR-BUDGET

SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ Gov. Gavin Newsom has made two big promises that are seemingly at odds: Advancing bold and expensive new initiatives while maintaining the robust savings that California will desperately need in the next recession. By Jonathan J. Cooper. SENT: 817 words, photo.

STAN LEE MEMORIAL

LOS ANGELES _ Stan Lee’s devoted fans will have a chance to mourn him alongside his friends, family and co-creators at a memorial in Hollywood on Jan. 30, organizers announced Wednesday. SENT: 255 words, photo.

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CALIFORNIA SHARK ATTACK

LOS OSOS, Calif. _ A surfer suffered leg bites but survived a shark attack on California’s Central Coast. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.

IN BRIEF:

_ MONTECITO DISASTER ANNIVERSARY _ A remembrance ceremony will mark the first anniversary of the massive, deadly debris flow that ravaged Montecito.

_ HERBALIFE-CEO _ Shares of Herbalife are down more than 2 percent after the resignation of CEO Richard Goudis over comments he made before he became the company’s top executive. Photo.

_ GOOGLE-LOS ANGELES _ Google has leased the entirety of a former Los Angeles shopping mall that is being redeveloped into office space.

UPCOMING TOMORROW:

_ Strike deadline for teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District.

_ Deadline for Gov. Gavin Newsom to release his state budget proposal.

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