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Morning Wrap: 2/28/12

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Top of the morning’s news:

  • In a sign of dwindling support for the 2013 America’s Cup, Mayor Ed Lee and the regatta’s organizers announce plans to downsize San Francisco’s involvement after a waterfront land deal runs into political headwinds. The Bay Citizen; Chronicle
  • City College of San Francisco trustees regularly collect a monthly stipend whether or not they show up at board meetings, the Chronicle says.
  • Oakland Tribune’s Tammerlin Drummond says the time has come for state Treasurer Bill Lockyer to persuade his troubled wife, Nadia Lockyer, to resign as an Alameda County Supervisor.
  • Filmmaker George Lucas’ plan for a huge digital production studio on the old Grady Ranch in Marin’s Lucas Valley won approval from the county’s planning commission. Marin IJ
  • Two biologists and the former director of forestry for Northern California’s Yurok tribe were accused of embezzling $900,000 intended for spotted owl research. AP

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