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Morning Wrap: 4/27/12

Friday, April 27, 2012

News and notes:
  • California Pacific Medical Center’s massive $2.5 billion renovation and construction plans, including a new 555-bed hospital on Cathedral Hill, gained the support of San Francisco’s Planning Commission. Chronicle
  • The feds seized two buildings in Novato that housed marijuana dispensaries and Oakland police seized a heavily-fortified grow house, confiscating marijuana, cash and weapons. Chronicle
  • The Coast Guard is temporarily suspending oceangoing boat races in the Bay Area, pending a safety review after the racing tragedy off the Farallon Islands two weeks ago. Chronicle
  • The Federal Trade Commission hired a prominent Washington litigator to lead its antitrust investigation against Google, signalizing the gravity of the case. Mercury News
  • The 49ers chose Illinois wide receiver A. J. Jenkins with the 30th pick in the first round of the NFL draft. 49ers blog

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