AP-CA--California News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, CA
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
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REDDING, Calif. — Thousands more people fled their homes after wildfires surged near a small lake town in Northern California, and the advance of the state’s largest, deadliest blaze slowed slightly after days of explosive growth, authorities said. In all, more than 10,000 people were under mandatory evacuation orders from the two blazes in Mendocino and Lake counties. Those fires were among 17 burning across the state, where fire crews were stretched to the limit. By Jonathan J. Cooper And Sudhin Thanawala. SENT: 1,000 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: Will be updated.
— CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-THE LATEST
TRAVEL-COAST STARLIGHT TRAIN
LOS ANGELES — It was late Friday night and we were scouring the usual sites touting the top things to do in Los Angeles. Uninspired by our options and facing a long weekend without obligations, my husband and I made a last-minute booking on Amtrak’s Coast Starlight. Ten hours later we’re settling in for a 35-hour train trip spanning 1,377 miles (2,216 kilometers) up California’s picture-perfect coastline and Oregon’s rugged terrain. Seattle may have been the end destination, but this weekend was all about the journey. By Nicole Evatt. SENT: 448 words, photos.
— BODE MILLER-DAUGHTER DROWNS — Olympic skier Bode Miller and his wife, Morgan, hope that by talking about their 19-month daughter’s drowning death, they can prevent other parents from experiencing such heartbreak.
— Wildfires coverage
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