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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-Los Angeles bureau at 213-626-1200,, or to the AP-San Francisco bureau at 415-495-1708, John Antczak is on the Los Angeles news desk, followed by Chris Weber. Janie Har is on the San Francisco news desk. AP-California News Editor Frank Baker can be reached at 213-346-3134 or

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DENVER, Col._Helmet, goggles, skis? Check. Hand sanitizer, face covering, reservation? Check. Roughly seven months after the coronavirus cut the ski season short at the height of spring break, resorts across the United States and Canada are slowly picking up the pieces and figuring out how to safely reopen this winter. SENT: 1,034 words, photos


SAN FRANCISCO— Police said Friday they arrested a man suspected of stealing a ring-tailed lemur from the San Francisco Zoo, where officials rewarded a 5-year-old boy who helped recapture the endangered primate with a lifetime membership. SENT: 400 words, photo


SAN FRANCISCO_A federal judge in San Francisco is mulling the competency to stand trial of a Mexican man who shot and killed 32-year-old Kate Steinle, a shooting that figured prominently in President Donald Trump’s run for the White House four years ago. SENT: 300 words, photo

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SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco Bay Area police say two teens have admitted to starting a grass fire that scarred an iconic hillside amid a scorching heat wave and dangerous fire conditions. SENT: 175 words, photos.



LOS ANGELES— Actress Rhonda Fleming, the fiery redhead who appeared with Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Charlton Heston, Ronald Reagan and other film stars of the 1940s and 1950s, has died. She was 97. SENT: 931 words, photos



ARLINGTON, Texas — Atlanta tries again to clinch its first World Series berth since 1999. The Braves send young right-hander Max Fried to the mound against the Dodgers and Walker Buehler in Game 6 of the NLCS. By AP Baseball Writer Stephen Hawkins. 800 words, photos. Game starts 4:38 p.m. ET.


ARLINGTON, Tex.— Though Kenley Jansen never lost confidence in himself, the big right-hander might be regaining that from the Los Angeles Dodgers after an inconsistent stretch. By Stephen Hawkins. SENT: 500 words, photos


ARLINGTON, Tex.— Marcell Ozuna and the Atlanta Braves got a little ahead of themselves. Now they’ll have to wait at least another day for the franchise’s first World Series in 20 years. SENT: 700 words, photos


SAN DIEGO — With a trip to the World Series at stake, Lance McCullers Jr. and the Houston Astros try to join the 2004 Boston Red Sox as the only teams to come back from a 3-0 deficit when they face former teammate Charlie Morton and the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 7 of the AL Championship Series. By Bernie Wilson. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Game starts 5:37 p.m. PT.

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