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Morning Wrap: 4/25/12

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

News and notes:
  • The bicyclist who fatally struck a 71-year-old man in the Castro district last month may face vehicular manslaughter charges. Chronicle
  • Protesters disrupted Wells Fargo’s annual summit in San Francisco, even as the bank celebrated record profits and shareholders awarded its chief executive an almost $20 million pay package. Chronicle
  • Coordinated protests by Greenpeace activists at Apple stores in San Francisco, New York and Toronto were aimed at pressuring the company to use more renewable forms of energy. Mercury News
  • After announcing that it would be pared back,   Mayor Jean Quan and police chief Howard Jordan defended Oakland’s 100-block crime-fighting initiative. Oakland Tribune 
  • Gov. Jerry Brown is warning of more state budget cuts. Chronicle
  • After 34 years, Danville’s Devil Mountain Run, organized by Children’s Hospital Oakland as a fundraiser, was canceled due to rising expenses and a decline in participants. Contra Costa Times
  • A man was charged with filing a false police report in Moraga after he acknowledged lying about being robbed at knifepoint to test how police would respond. Contra Costa Times

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