BC-CA–California News Coverage Advisory, CA

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today, Dec. 12, 2013, in California. If you have a news tip or questions about the report, call 213-626-1200.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

UPCOMING TODAY:

SAN FRANCISCO AIRLINER CRASH

WASHINGTON — The investigation into the crash-landing of an Asiana Airlines flight at San Francisco’s airport last summer has highlighted problems with cockpit culture and the trainee pilot’s lack of confidence in his ability to safely land the Boeing 777.

DAM EXPANSION

LOS BANOS, Calif. — Federal officials are proposing a $360 million expansion of one of California’s largest reservoirs and a key source of water for Central Valley farmers. The San Luis Reservoir lies between Gilroy and Los Banos.

HEALTH CARE-TELL A FRIEND

LOS ANGELES — Announcement of national campaign to boost enrollment in government-run health care plans. “Tell A Friend — Get Covered” will use celebrities, athletes, musicians and others to encourage people to tell their friends about how to get insurance coverage. By Michael R. Blood. UPCOMING: Developing from 10:30 a.m. event.

HOMELESS DEATH-POLICE

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Two relatives of a homeless man who died after a bloody confrontation with Fullerton police are expected to testify as defense attorneys for two officers begin presenting their case. By Greg Risling. SENT: 350 words. UPCOMING: 600 words by 1 p.m.

FROM AP MEMBERS:

IN BRIEF: LA APARTMENT FIRE, CREMATORIUM LAWSUIT, GIANT LOBSTER CAUGHT

UPCOMING TOMORROW:

No event coverage planned.

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