Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up Monday, Sept. 30, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
LOS ANGELES — Investigators awaited the arrival of a crane Monday at a Southern California airport where a private jet crashed into a hangar after landing, but they did not expect to find any survivors on the flight from Idaho, officials said. SENT: 430 words. UPCOMING: Developing from investigation and possible NTSB news conference.
MADE IN SPACE
MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. — NASA is preparing to launch a 3-D printer into space next year, a toaster-sized game changer that greatly reduces the need for astronauts to load up with every tool, spare part or supply they might ever need. By Martha Mendoza. SENT: 860 words.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Closing arguments are expected in the trial of a former Guatemalan soldier charged with lying on his U.S. citizenship application about his alleged role in an army-led massacre three decades ago. UPCOMING: Timing uncertain, but story likely by 1 p.m.
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RARE PLANT-SPRINGS FIRE — As plants slowly grow back at the site of this year's Springs Fire, scientists are hoping against hope that a rare succulent found only in the Santa Monica Mountains will be among the blooms.
SIGHTLESS SWIMMERS-ALCATRAZ — Max Ashton had one goal before heading off to college: swim from Alcatraz Island to Aquatic Park in San Francisco. The 17-year-old high school senior, who is blind, completed the trek along with two other sightless swimmers.
IN BRIEF: PARTY BUS DEATH, NAPPING BURGLAR, RAVE ARRESTS
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