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Morning Wrap: 1/10/12

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Top of the morning’s news:

  • The state Legislative Analyst’s Office says Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed tax hike would raise $2.1 billion less than he’s counting on to balance the budget. Capitol Alert
  • Another big step expected today toward extending BART to San Jose. Mercury News
  • The plan for the Golden Gate Bridge’s 75th anniversary calls for a two-day waterfront festival over the Memorial Day weekend. Chronicle
  • Berkeley city clerk Deanna Despain was found dead in her home over the weekend, apparently after falling down a staircase. AP
  • Workers Comp insurance firm State Compensation Insurance Fund plans to slash 484 Bay Area jobs by April. Contra Costa Times
  • Tough scheduling: 17 of the Sharks’ next 23 games are on the road. Mercury News
  • Lack of snow has left Yosemite’s 9,943-foot Tioga Pass open to cars—the latest in winter that’s happened since park officials began keeping records in 1933. Chronicle
  • BART board member Bob Franklin says he’s stepping down to run for the Oakland city council seat being vacated by Jane Brunner at year’s end. Examiner

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