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Morning Wrap: 2/27/12

Monday, February 27, 2012

Top of the morning’s news:
  • “Speed freak killer” Wesley Shermantine tells the Stockton Record during an interview from San Quentin’s death row over the weekend that there are still more undiscovered long-ago murder victims buried in Modesto, Stockton, Ripon and Milton.
  • The last of the toll takers will apparently leave the Golden Gate Bridge by February, 2013. Chronicle
  • The average California household’s share of debt for underfunded state and local government employee pensions is about $30,500, columnist Daniel Borenstein says. Contra Costa Times
  • A Hells Angels member suspected of shooting a fellow member at a funeral in San Jose last October was arrested in Fremont. Mercury News
  • Peter Gleick, the Berkeley scientist tarnished for leaking documents gathered from global warming skeptics under false pretenses, is taking leave from Oakland-based Pacific Institute. Mercury News

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