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Morning Wrap: 7/20/12

Friday, July 20, 2012

Marissa Mayer’s Yahoo pay package, Bay Area rents hit an all-time high, the blueprint for a huge Walnut Creek transit village unveiled, more.
  • One likely reason why the Yahoo CEO’s job appealed to Marissa Mayer: her pay and incentive package at the company makes it possible for her to earn up to $59 million over the next several years. Mercury News
  • In filing their arguments in Barry Bonds’ appeal of his felony obstruction of justice conviction, prosecutors argue that Bonds was properly convicted and was “intentionally false, misleading and evasive” in the 2003 testimony that got him in legal hot water. Chronicle
  • After years of planning, a draft environmental report for a $100-million transit village near Walnut Creek’s BART station was unveiled. Contra Costa Times
  • Bay Area rents are hitting their highest levels ever. Mercury News
  • Dr. Lloyd B. Minor, provost of Johns Hopkins University, was chosen to become the new dean of Stanford’s medical school. Mercury News
  • The San Ramon fire chief’s house caught fire while an electrician was working on a problem the chief discovered the night before. Contra Costa Times

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