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Morning Wrap: 6/28/12

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Mayor Lee considers stop-and-frisk policy to curb violent crime, Eliana Lopez weighs in with the Ethics Commission from afar, UC Regents to hold off on another tuition increase, more.
  • Mayor Ed Lee says he’s considering a stop-and-frisk policy similar to New York’s where officers search people they consider suspicious in an effort to seize illegal weapons. Chronicle
  • Eliana Lopez, the wife of suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and who remains in Venezuela, filed a seven-page declaration with the city’s Ethics Commission defending her husband. Chronicle
  • UC Regents, who had been expected to seek tuition hikes next month, will not do so as a result of the state budget deal reached in Sacramento. LA Times
  • Graduation rates for California high school students ticked up slightly to 76.3 percent last year. Contra Costa Times
  • One upshot from President Obama’s newly announced immigration policy: California’s immigration courts are likely to see their case loads shrink. California Watch

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