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Morning Wrap: 11/21/11

Monday, November 21, 2011

Decision soon on A’s move to San Jose? Johannes Mehserle goes back to court. Police clear out latest Occupy Oakland encampment. Hugh Jackson, in victory, livid over officiating. More inside.

Pre-holiday short list
  • Occupy Oakland protesters retreat from their latest downtown location; SFPD does a partial raid of Occupy SF. Chronicle 
  • Major League Baseball could decide shortly whether to allow the A’s to move to San Jose, Fox Sports is reporting.
  • San Ramon-based Chevron is taking full responsibility for an oil spill off the Brazilian coast. AP
  • Johannes Mehserle, the ex-BART cop convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Oscar Grant III, goes on trial today as a civil defendant in a separate case of alleged police abuse. Examiner
  • KCET, the once-flagship PBS station in Los Angeles, continues to struggle as an independent pubcaster. LA Times 
  • A San Francisco man impaled by a fishing spear was rescued by the Coast Guard off the Sonoma Coast. Bay City News Service
  • The city of Tracy’s police department is going solar. Contra Costa Times
  • Restoration has finally begun on historic Pigeon Point Lighthouse. Mercury News
  • A school record five Stanford students named Rhodes Scholars. Mercury News
  • Michelle Sarjeant Kaufman is the new director of the Marin History Museum. Marin IJ 
  • 49ers tune up for Thanksgiving in Baltimore with win over Cardinals. Chronicle
  • Raiders coach Hugh Jackson lashes out at officiating in Minnesota despite win over the Vikings. AP

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