image Ron Russell Editor’s blog

|

Morning Wrap: 1/25/12

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Top of the morning’s news:

  • A new poll shows Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative has more than two-thirds support among likely California voters. Chronicle
  • The America’s Cup cleared a key hurdle, with the Board of Supervisors certifying the environmental report for the 2013 regatta. Chronicle
  • Tony Bennett has booked a Valentine’s Day concert at the Fairmont’s Venetian Room to celebrate the anniversary of his introducing “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” there 50 years ago. Chronicle
  • Concord settled on a master plan for the massive World War II-era Concord Naval Weapons Station’s redevelopment. Contra Costa Times
  • Oakland police get another tongue-lashing from a judge for its continued failure to abide by a 9-year-old consent decree stemming from the Riders police corruption case. Chronicle
  • Work on the Caldecott Tunnel’s fourth bore is moving smoothly. Update and slide show. Contra Costa Times
  • Assemblyman Sandre Swanson abandoned his November election challenge to state senator and fellow Democrat Loni Hancock of Berkeley. Political Blotter
  • Kevin Foster, Santa Clara University’s leading scorer, was suspended from the basketball team after a DUI arrest. Mercury News

New at Bay Area Observer:

Follow on Twitter

 
Copyright 2013 Bay Area Observer. Blogger Templates created by Deluxe Templates. WP by Masterplan