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Morning Wrap: 6/27/12

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Stockton to file for bankruptcy, pressure mounts in Oakland for a citizen-run police commission, Dolby Laboratories jumps on the Mid-Market bandwagon, more.

  • Stockton bowed to the inevitable, announcing it would file for bankruptcy after months of speculation and thus gain the distinction of being the largest American city to do so. LA Times
  • Pressure is mounting in Oakland for a citizen-run police commission with power to set police department policy in hopes of dissuading a judge from placing the department under federal control. Oakland Tribune
  • Dolby Laboratories says it plans to move its headquarters to the reviving Mid-Market district. Chronicle
  • A former Cal State East Bay professor fired after blowing the whistle on a colleague’s alleged mishandling of university funds reached a $100,000 settlement with the university to end a legal dispute with his former employer. Chronicle
  • DA George Gascon’s office decided to delay filing child pornography possession charges against human rights advocate Larry Brinkin until investigators can complete forensic testing of computers seized during his arrest. The Bay Citizen

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