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Morning Wrap: 3/30/12

Friday, March 30, 2012

News and notes:
  • Bay Area diners are flocking to all-foie-gras dinners in advance of the state’s July 1 ban on serving the unctuous, fattened livers of ducks and geese. Mercury News
  • A judge ruled that Public Defender Jeff Adachi’s office can’t represent accused Ingleside district mass murderer Binh Thai Luc, 35, because the office recently represented his brother, on probation in another case. Chronicle 
  • The Sacramento arena deal hit a snag after Kings' owners the Maloof family balked at kicking in $3 million to help pay for pre-development costs. Sac Bee
  • Republican Assemblyman and San Diego mayoral candidate Nathan Fletcher quit the GOP to become an independent. Chronicle
  • Walnut Creek’s Lindsay Wildlife Museum freed a golden eagle Thursday afternoon in the Las Trampas Wilderness Area near San Ramon. Contra Costa Times
  • Stanford Law School dean Larry Kramer is stepping down in September to head the philanthropic Hewlett Foundation. Mercury News
  • Marin supervisors approved a $1 million plan to provide parking for the disabled at the Marin Center. Marin IJ

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