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Morning Wrap: 6/29/12

Friday, June 29, 2012

Ross Mirkarimi asks ethics panel for redemption, investors gobble up Oakland’s foreclosed homes, state parks’ murky future, more.
  • Suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi asks for redemption during testimony Thursday before the Ethics Commission. He resumes testifying today. Chronicle
  • The Dodgers fan feared drowned after disappearing off Pier 32 after Monday night’s game with the Giants is Victor Murillo, 27, a prison guard who works in Vacaville. Chronicle
  • A new report shows that investors have gobbled up 42 percent of homes in Oakland that went into foreclosure between January 2007 and October 2011. The Bay Citizen
  • Most of the solutions that will keep state parks open past a July 1 closure deadline are temporary fixes, leaving the long-term future of the once-proud park system unclear. AP
  • Madison Bumgarner one-hit the Cincinnati Reds in the Giants’ 5-0 win last night at AT&T Park. Chronicle

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