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

July 10, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 — Dozens of immigrant children under the age of 5 will be released from government custody and reunited with their parents Tuesday after being separated at the border under President Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance immigration policy. A government lawyer said Monday at least 54 children under the age of 5 would join their parents by a court-ordered deadline, only about half the 100 or so children covered by the order. By Elliot Spagat. SENT: 880 words, photos. UPCOMING: Update from 10 a.m. court filing.


LOS ANGELES — If “Roseanne” has a shot at Emmy honors, it’s because television academy voters are willing to overlook Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet that ended the revival after one triumphant season. By Television Writer Lynn Elber. SENT: 860 words, photo.


— CHINA-TESLA — Electric car producer Tesla says it will build its first factory outside the United States in Shanghai.

— LA SUBWAY SEATS — The Los Angeles County Metro system plans to phase out some of the fabric seat coverings currently used on subway, rail and bus lines.

— GASOLINE ATTACK — San Diego police say a man has been taken into custody after dousing a woman with gasoline and trying to set her on fire.

— APPLE STORE HEIST — It took less than 30 seconds for four suspects to make off with $27,000 worth of goods from an Apple store in California.

— HAIRLESS BEAR — A black bear that lost its fur to a severe case of mange is recovering at a Southern California wildlife care facility.


No event coverage planned.


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