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Morning Wrap: 12/15/11

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Thursday short list:

  • Two San Francisco health inspectors were charged with soliciting bribes from restaurants in exchange for safety certifications. The Bay Citizen
  • Caltrans says it will shut down westbound lanes of the Bay Bridge over the President’s Day weekend next month to speed east span construction, but only if it doesn’t rain. Chronicle
  • Buyers of the Robert Mondavi estate near Yountville turn out to be wine power couple Jean-Charles Boiset and Gina Gallo. SF Business Times
  • The distinction of formally marking the end of the Iraq war goes to Leon Panetta and his speech in Baghdad. Politico
  • Capitol Weekly writes flatteringly of the new Gavin Newsom.
  • MSNBC’s Chris Matthews apologized to the Mitt Romney campaign for a piece the cable channel aired outside his program, characterizing it as “irresponsible and incendiary.” TV Newser
  • California home sales are up 4 percent in November from a year ago. LA Times
  • An off-duty Alameda County sheriff’s deputy is charged with raping a woman in Moraga. Chronicle
  • A man who lost his wallet with $1,350 in it had the wallet and cash returned by a young unemployed San Jose mother of two children. Mercury News

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