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Morning Wrap: 3/8/12

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Top of the morning’s news:

  • Tens of millions of gallons of gasoline that didn’t meet California clean fuel standards was delivered to Martinez and sold across the state by oil giant BP, state regulators allege in a lawsuit filed against the company. Contra Costa Times
  • Thirty-seven people killed themselves by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge during 2011, an increase from the last several years. Chronicle
  • Three San Leandro High School students announced a hunger strike to protest the fifth year of budget cuts in the school district. Daily Review
  • The first Neiman Marcus store in the East Bay opens tomorrow in Walnut Creek. Contra Costa Times
  • Oakland-based music streamer Pandora’s shares plunged nearly 24 percent after a larger than expected loss for the fourth quarter. SF Business Times
  • Home prices in California have plunged 43.6 percent since their peak, reducing prices about where they were 10 years ago. SF Business Times
  • Stanford routed Arizona State 85-65 to set up a rematch with No. 2 seed Cal today in the Pac-12 Conference tournament in Los Angeles. Mercury News
  • The Warriors returned home and were blown out by Memphis 110-92. Mercury News

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