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Morning Wrap: 3/15/12

Thursday, March 15, 2012

News and notes:
  • Rain is expected to continue at least through the weekend and possibly into next week. AP
  • Carlos Garcia announced he’ll retire in July after five years as San Francisco schools superintendent. Bay City News Service
  • Occupy Oakland protester Scott Olsen was hit by a beanbag projectile, not a teargas canister, fired by a policeman in October, and his lawyer says that changes the complexion of the lawsuit he’s planning to file on Olsen’s behalf against Oakland. Chronicle
  • Warriors co-owner Peter Guber has joined Magic Johnson’s group bidding to purchase the L. A. Dodgers. Bloomberg News
  • San Francisco defense lawyer LeRue Grim, 84, who represented the confessed killer of journalist Chauncey Bailey, says he’s retired and it doesn’t matter much that a judge recommended that he be disbarred. Chauncey Bailey Project
  • New toll lanes at the Highway 237-Interstate 880 interchange that were supposed to open today will instead open next Tuesday because of the rains. Mercury News
  • Dr. Grant Colfax, San Francisco’s top HIV public health administrator, was named by President Obama to head the Office of National AIDS Policy. Chronicle
  • It's one and done for Cal in the NCAA tournament, with the Bears losing their play-in game to South Florida 65-54. Chronicle 

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