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Morning Wrap: 3/7/12

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Top of the morning’s news:
  • If a recall of Mayor Jean Quan makes the ballot in Oakland, City Councilman Ignacio De La Fuente says he’ll run for mayor. Chronicle
  • Gov. Jerry Brown blasts competing tax plans and tells the Chronicle's editorial board that his is the only one that can solve the state’s problems. 
  • Wal-Mart plans to roll out four of its Neighborhood Market grocery stores in the East Bay and South Bay. Contra Costa Times
  • Oakland will keep open the Digital Arts and Culinary Academy established by Councilwoman Desley Brooks under questionable circumstances, but will shift control of the center to the city. Chronicle
  • Three San Jose boys were arrested for stomping to death a 4-pound miniature Yorkshire terrier that was trying to protect its owner. Mercury News
  • A convicted child killer from Oakland was found dead in his Monterey County prison cell, with homicide suspected. Oakland Tribune

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