BC-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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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GOOD DEED PRIEST
LOS ANGELES _ Father Jim Sichko has a 50-state congregation and a simple mandate from the pope: Go forth and do good deeds. That’s why the Roman Catholic priest found himself standing by the drive-thru of a popular Hollywood fast-food joint on a recent windy, rain-swept afternoon buying lunch for everyone who stopped by. The next day he’d be at a gas station in Kentucky, topping off people’s tanks. Then it would be on to Arizona where he would _ well, he wasn’t quite sure what he’d do there, but he’d think of something. By John Rogers. SENT: 956 words, photos, video.
NEW YORK _ Facebook says a software bug may have exposed a broader set of photos to app developers than users had granted permission for. SENT: 124 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated.
_ KANYE WEST-DRAKE 2NDLD-WRITETHRU _ Kanye West is not sending Christmas cheer to Drake. Photo.
_ Teachers who may go on strike against the nation’s second-largest school district next month plan to hold a march and rally in downtown Los Angeles.
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