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

July 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 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 FRANCISCO — London Breed will make history Wednesday as the first black female mayor of San Francisco when she is sworn into office in the city that has come to embody extreme wealth and poverty in the modern age. By Janie Har. SENT: 519 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing from 11 a.m. event.


LOS ANGELES — A woman has been arrested in the investigation of the beating of a 92-year-old man in Southern California. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated.


— ECUADOR-CHEVRON — Ecuador’s highest court has upheld a $9.5 billion judgment against oil giant Chevron for decades of rainforest damage that harmed indigenous people. Photo.

— LOS ANGELES FIRE — The landmark Griffith Observatory overlooking Los Angeles is closed in the aftermath of a nearby brush fire that forced evacuation of more than 2,000 tourists. Photos.

— SARAH PALIN-SACHA BARON COHEN — Sarah Palin says she was “duped” by British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen during an interview for his upcoming Showtime series, “Who Is America?”

— LAS CRUCES BISHOP — The Vatican has announced that Las Cruces, New Mexico, Bishop Oscar Cantú is leaving for California.


No event coverage planned.


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