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AP-CA--California News Digest, CA

November 18, 2018

Hello! 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-San Francisco bureau at 415-495-1708, sanfrancisco@ap.org. Janie Har is on the San Francisco news desk. 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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CHICO, Calif. —Handfuls of people who fled the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century clustered around TV sets at evacuation centers Saturday to watch President Donald Trump survey what remained of their Northern California community. But for the most part, survivors, some who had barely escaped and no longer had homes, were too busy packing up what little they had left or seeking help to pay much attention to the president’s visit. By Sudhin Thanawala and Terence Chea. SENT: 760 words, photos, videos.




PARADISE, Calif. — From the ashes of a mobile home and RV park, President Donald Trump said Saturday he came to the heart of California’s killer wildfire to fully grasp the scale of the desolation wrought on the landscape. By Jonathan Lemire. SENT: 1200 words, photos, video.

With: Trump-The Latest


TIJUANA, Mexico — Many of the nearly 3,000 Central American migrants who have reached the Mexican border with California via caravan said Saturday they do not feel welcome in the city of Tijuana, where hundreds more migrants are headed after more than a month on the road. By Julie Watson. SENT: 1260 words, photos.



RENO, Nev. — Jake Maier threw for 478 yards and four touchdowns and UC Davis claimed a share of its first Big Sky Conference title with a 56-13 victory over Sacramento State on Saturday in a game moved to Reno because of poor air quality caused by California wildfires. SENT: 190 words.


PASADENA, Calif. — Joshua Kelley rushed for 289 yards on 40 carries and scored two touchdowns to lead UCLA past USC 34-27 on Saturday at the Rose Bowl. By Joe Reedy. SENT: 550 words.


SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Ar’mond Davis scored 22 points, JaQuori McLaughlin added 19 with five assists and UC Santa Barbara never trailed in beating Montana State 88-69 on Saturday. SENT: 170 words.


ARLINGTON, Texas — Siler Schneider nailed a 3-point jumper in overtime to help UC Davis hold off Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 57-54 on Saturday afternoon for its first win of the season. SENT: 130 words.


NEW YORK — Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald has been fined $23,395 by the NFL. Donald was fined $10,026 for unnecessary roughness and $13,369 for unsportsmanlike conduct. SENT: 280 words.


DALLAS — Golden State’s Draymond Green will miss the game against the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night with a recurrence of a right toe injury. It will be the second time in three games that Green has been sidelined. SENT: 130 words.


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