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Morning Wrap: 1/27/12

Friday, January 27, 2012

Top of the morning’s news:

  • A judge refused to lift an order that Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi stay away from his wife and 2-year-old son pending the outcome of his Feb. 24 domestic violence trial. Chronicle
  • A public yoga studio opened Thursday at SFO, possibly the world’s first inside an airport. Mercury News
  • Mayor Ed Lee hired former supervisor and mayoral candidate Bevan Dufty to oversee homeless policy and some housing issues. Chronicle
  • The state’s Air Resources Board is preparing to force automakers to slash tailpipe pollution by 75 percent and require that one in seven cars sold can run on electricity within the next 13 years. The Bay Citizen
  • A former San Ramon cop pleaded guilty to selling drugs, stealing from crime scenes and possessing stolen guns as part of an anti-drug unit corruption scandal in Contra Costa County. Chronicle
  • The driest winter in 30 years at Yosemite has hotels offering rock climbing and archery to frustrated skiers. LA Times

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