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Morning Wrap: 1/9/12

Monday, January 9, 2012

Top of the morning’s news:
  • Today marks the start of Mayor Ed Lee’s first term as “elected” mayor, after having been sworn in Sunday by Sen. Dianne Feinstein. Chronicle
  • Mayor Jean Quan isn’t getting much love from Oakland politicians, with only Councilwoman Nancy Nadel on record as opposed to the recall attempts against her. Oakland Tribune
  • Surveys confirm an exploding crow population in the Bay Area. Mercury News
  • The state’s independent Legislative Analyst’s Office wants the UC and CSU systems to be more accountable. Chronicle
  • Six were arrested during an Occupy Oakland anti-police rally tainted by violence Saturday night. Oakland Tribune
  • A proposed high-speed rail stop in downtown Fresno elicits a collective yawn. Fresno Bee
  • Yahoo may be damaged goods but it’s paying new CEO and hoped-for savior Scott Thompson $26 million his first year on the job. Mercury News
  • Closing arguments this week in Chevron’s court trial trying to lower its refinery tax bill have huge implications for Contra Costa taxpayers. Contra Costa Times
  • Workers are putting final touches on a new Sanctuary Exploration Center at Monterey Bay Aquarium. Mercury News

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