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Morning Wrap: 12/13/11

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Tuesday short list:

  • It was business as usual at the Port of Oakland this morning after yesterday’s Occupy protest that shut down two shifts at the port and left workers idle. Oakland Tribune
  • PG&E’s new CEO says the company is making progress fixing its problems, but warns it’ll mean higher rates for customers. Chronicle
  • A Public Policy Institute of California poll shows strong support for Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax plan. Chronicle
  • Gary Scott Holland, 44, was sentenced to 50 years to life for the murder of Russian Hill socialite Kate Horan. Chronicle
  • A new study shows California’s eighth-grade science standards have slipped below those of nearly half of the states. Mercury News
  • The Contra Costa Times says it’s an uphill struggle for many in the East Bay’s Burmese refugee community.
  • Stanford sold out its allotment of 17,500 Fiesta Bowl tickets. Mercury News
  • Director George Lucas is getting community pushback in his bid to convert an old Marin County ranch to a state-of-the-art digital production facility. Marin IJ
  • Foiled again: Sources say the Clippers have matched the Warriors’ four-year, $42.7-million offer for center DeAndre Jordan. AP

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