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

January 10, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ Gov. Gavin Newsom was expected to release his first state budget Thursday, offering an outline of his plan to boost spending on services for children while maintaining fiscal prudence. By Jonathan J. Cooper. SENT: 620 words. UPCOMING: Developing from budget announcement expected at 11 a.m.


SAN FRANCISCO _ When President Donald Trump revoked protections for young immigrants known as “Dreamers,” California’s top prosecutor, Attorney General Xavier Becerra, turned to a member of his office’s civil rights section to craft the state’s legal response. By Sudhin Thanawala. SENT: 1,135 words.


_ CALIFORNIA SURF _ High surf advisories remain in effect along much of the Southern California shoreline, and forecasters say there’s continuing potential for coastal flooding through Thursday.

_ GIANTS-BALLPARK NAME _ The San Francisco Giants are changing the name of their ballpark again.

_ RAMS-TRAIN SERVICE _ Southern California’s Metrolink railroad is adding special trains for football fans heading to the Los Angeles Rams’ divisional playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.


_ No event coverage planned.


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