BC-CA–California News Digest 2:30 p.m.

By The Associated Press (AP) — 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. Paul Elias is on the news desk. AP-Newsgathering Deputy Director Anna Jo Bratton can be reached at 480-236-9598 or ajbratton@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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WASHINGTON — In major cities and tiny towns, including San Francisco and Los Angeles , hundreds of thousands of marchers gathered Saturday across America. They were by accounts of children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border in the latest act of mass resistance against President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. SENT: 1,100, photos.


LOS ANGELES — The past year has been a tough and tumultuous one for comic book artist Stan Lee. His wife of 69 years recently died, putting the 95-year-old in the middle of a fight over his finances and legacy that has led to lawsuits, a restraining order and a police investigation of elder abuse. SENT: 968 words, photos.


— IMMIGRATION PROTESTS-THE LATEST, from NEW YORK —Thousands of protesters have gathered in downtown Los Angeles to protest an immigration policy from President Donald Trump’s administration.. SENT: 2,500 words, photos.


— GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE TOLL- Tolls are rising to as much as $8 a vehicle to cross Northern California’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge. SENT: 130 words, photos.



POMONA, Calif. — A Southern California college security officers was stabbed to death and the suspect fatally shot by police. SENT: 130 words.




CLEVELAND — LeBron James has a choice to make and it’s not an easy one. The superstar declined his $35.6 million contract option on Friday with Cleveland and will become a free agent. The four-time MVP could re-sign with his hometown Cavaliers, take off for Hollywood and join the Los Angeles Lakers or perhaps stay in the Eastern Conference and sign with Philadelphia. Or go in a completely direction. What he decides in the next few days could re-shape the NBA landscape. By Tom Withers. SENT: 800 words, photos. Stands as early version of BKN–NBA FREE AGENCY, which will develop throughout the night.



ANAHEIM, Calif. —The Anaheim Ducks have acquired center Chase De Leo from the Winnipeg Jets in a trade for left wing Nic Kerdiles. SENT: 110 words.LAKERS BRYANT

— LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers have waived center Thomas Bryant. SENT: 120 words.


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