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, losangeles@ap.org, or to the AP-San Francisco bureau at 415-495-1708, sanfrancisco@ap.org. Christopher Weber is on the Los Angeles news desk. AP-California News Editor Frank Baker can be reached at 213-346-3134 or fsbaker@ap.org.

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LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Police Department launched an internal investigation after an officer reported that a photo of George Floyd with the words “You take my breath away” in a Valentine-like format was circulated among officers. Ben Crump, an attorney for Floyd’s family, said Monday that the family is outraged. SENT: 260 words, photos.


SAN FRANCISCO_San Francisco will pause vaccinations at two high-use centers, following in the steps of the city of LA, whose mayor said Monday it will focus on getting people scheduled second shots this week because of a national shortage of vaccine. California continues to record lower rates of new coronavirus infections and hospitalizations. SENT: 600 words, photos.


— VALENTINE BALLOON-POWER OUTAGE— A Valentine’s Day balloon filled with helium drifted into a power line Sunday, sparking an outage that temporarily plunged more than 2,300 Fresno households into the dark. SENT: 170 words.


NEW YORK— Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be speaking with Oprah Winfrey, their first major television interview since quitting royal duties and buying a home last year in the U.S. SENT: 150 words, photos.



UNDATED_Gonzaga and Baylor lead an unchanged quartet atop The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll, while Kansas has returned to the rankings at No. 23. SENT: 625 words, photos


PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Daniel Berger won the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am with a 30-foot eagle on the final hole. That gave him a two-shot victory over Maverick McNealey. Jordan Spieth will have to wait to end his long drought without a victory. By Golf Writer Doug Ferguson. SENT: 900 words, photos


SAN JOSE, Calif_The Anaheim Ducks visit the San Jose Sharks. By Josh Dubow. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:30 p.m. PST


LOS ANGELES — The Clippers host the Miami Heat, their fifth straight opponent with a losing record, as Los Angeles goes for its fourth straight win. By Beth Harris. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Begins 10 p.m. EST.


EUGENE, Ore. — Fifth-ranked Stanford, winners of seven straight, visits No. 11 Oregon. By Steve Mims. UPCOMING: 500 words and photos. Game starts at 9 p.m. ET.


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