Here are the stories and photos planned by AP's bureaus in California today and during the upcoming week. The California News Digest will move at 1 p.m. and an Add at 4 p.m. All times are Pacific. Editors will be advised if a story listed here will not move. AP stories, along with the photos that accompany them, can also be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — A man charged with threatening a California state senator allegedly boasted in an email that he could use his sniper skills to assassinate the politician while hiding in Sacramento.
SAN FRANCISCO — The University of California's governing board is meeting to discuss how to build-out its newest campus in Merced to accommodate more students. Gov. Jerry Brown, an honorary member of the Board of Regents and a proponent of online education as a way to curb college costs, plans to be on hand.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Lawmakers introduce a package of bills to address an expected shortage of primary care physicians as the federal health care reform law brings more people into the system. Groups representing nurse practitioners, pharmacists and optometrists say they can help. Developing after news conference, scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. AP Photos staffing.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — While Democrats will retain their two-thirds majority in the Senate, the musical chairs caused by multiple open seats in the Legislature likely means Democrats will not be able to seat their supermajority in the Assembly when voting on crucial legislation begins. On Tuesday, the Democrats appeared to retain one open seat in a special election while another is headed to a runoff. AP Photos.
SAN DIEGO — The real estate tracking firm DataQuick reports that Southern California had the highest February home sales in six years last month. The median price was down slightly from January but was nearly 21 percent higher than the year-earlier figure.