AP-CA--California News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, CA
Sep. 11, 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 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.
WASHINGTON — The international effort to fight climate change is getting injected with a bit of Hollywood flash, a lot of Wall Street green and a considerable dose of cheerleading, rather than dry treaty negotiations. Business leaders, mayors, governors and activists from around the world gather this week in San Francisco for the Global Climate Action Summit, where participants will trumpet what they've done and announce new efforts to slow the world's warming. By Science Writer Seth Borenstein. SENT: 116 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated.
LOS ANGELES — Nearly 20 percent of marijuana products in California have failed tests for potency and purity since the state started requiring the checks on July 1, a failure rate some in the industry say has more to do with unrealistic standards and technical glitches than protecting consumer safety. By Michael R. Blood. SENT: 975 words, photos.
— HURRICANE-CALIFORNIA FIREFIGHTERS — Southern California firefighters are heading to the East Coast in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Florence, which is taking aim at the North and South Carolina.
— CLIMBER RESCUE HONORS — A Cal Fire helicopter crew has been honored for carrying out a difficult rescue of an injured climber on towering Mount San Jacinto.
— TESLA-COLORS — Tesla is dropping two of the seven standard colors it had offered to customers as it tries to streamline production. Photo.
— PEOPLE-ALEX TREBEK — Alex Trebek sported a beard as he launched the 35th season of "Jeopardy!" and the look has led to a poll.
No event coverage planned.
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