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Morning Wrap: 4/12/12

Thursday, April 12, 2012

News and notes:
  • City College of San Francisco chancellor Don Griffin disclosed that he’s battling a brain tumor and will retire this month. Chronicle
  • A new poll shows just 43 percent of likely Bay Area voters are willing to pay a 10-cent per gallon gas tax to fill potholes and improve transit. Chronicle
  • How South of Market has become San Francisco’s safe haven for marijuana dispensaries. Chronicle
  • Murderer Charles Manson was a no-show at his parole hearing; his parole was denied for the 12th time. Chronicle
  • The Oakland Tribune explains why so much trash gets dumped on the city’s streets.
  • A  man was shot while walking his dog in the Oakland hills last night. Oakland Tribune
  • The Giants, now 1-4, were pounded 17-8 in Colorado after Tim Lincecum gives up 8 hits, 2 walks and 6 runs in 2 1/3 innings. Chronicle

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