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Morning Wrap: 7/16/12

Monday, July 16, 2012

“Rafters Gone Wild” turns out to be just that, A’s sweep and stay hot, Sac Bee discovers Telegraph Avenue, more.

  • Under GOP criticism for its upcoming conference in Maui, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco has canceled next year’s scheduled meeting in Monterey. Chronicle
  • Several dozen protesters gathered in the Financial and Mission districts this morning with plans to shut down Muni lines on the anniversary of a police shooting. Bay City News Service
  • New low in Delta debauchery? An event dubbed “Rafters Gone Wild” turned into a brawl involving 3,000 people over the weekend on the American River near Sacramento, with about 50 rafters beating each other with paddles and throwing rocks at rescue boats. Chronicle
  • The hot A’s swept the Twins over the weekend, and prepare to face the Rangers and Yankees this week. Mercury News
  • The Sacramento Bee looks at Berkeley’s Telegraph Avenue and efforts to breath new life into it.

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