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Morning Wrap: 12/16/11

Friday, December 16, 2011

Friday short list:

  • The Bay Citizen’s Katharine Mieszkowski went out to Children’s Hospital Oakland and found a lot of junk food for sale next to the obesity clinic.
  • Berkeley’s Pacific Steel and Casting is firing 200 workers, a third of its workforce, after a federal immigration audit found dozens of suspected illegal immigrants there. Contra Costa Times
  • John Hammergren, CEO of San Francisco-based McKesson Corp., received $145 million in “realized pay” last year, making him the highest paid chief executive among S&P 500 companies. CBS MarketWatch
  • Oakland Mayor Jean Quan was jeered and otherwise treated rudely by a packed room of Occupy protesters during a forum at the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco last night. Oakland Tribune
  • The South Bay and East Bay will add jobs at a faster pace than the rest of the Bay Area in the coming year, a UCLA Anderson Forecast and Economic Institute study says. Oakland Tribune
  • Gov. Jerry Brown criticized Republican skeptics about climate change for their “cultlike denial” during a San Francisco conference at which former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger also participated. Chronicle
  • The best city in California for economic growth and job creation during the past year, according to the Milken Institute: Bakersfield. SF Business Times
  • The Oakland police captain who approved using beanbag projectiles against Occupy Oakland protesters tells the Contra Costa Times he could be fired or demoted because of the incident.
  • Music legend Phil Spector, doing 19 years to life at Corcoran State Prison for murdering actress Lana Clarkson, is asking the U. S. Supreme Court to review his conviction. AP

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