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

April 10, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



LOS ANGELES _ Thousands of people were without electricity early Wednesday after a night of strong winds across Southern California. SENT: 325 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated.


LOS ANGELES _ Immigrant advocates say a 27-year-old man died after a stint in California’s largest immigration detention facility and his family wants to know what happened. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated from 10 a.m. press conference.


_ COACHELLA-TRAFFIC _ Travelers planning to drive through the Indio area of the Southern California desert should prepare for heavy traffic each weekend for the rest of the month due to the Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals.


_ Thousands are expected to attend a memorial service for rapper Nipsey Hussle in Los Angeles.

_ Attorney Michael Avenatti, who formerly represented porn actress Stormy Daniels, faces a hearing over money he allegedly owes a former associate who worked at his firm before it filed for bankruptcy.


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