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Morning Wrap: 8/1/12

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Court sides with environmentalists to block developer’s plans for new road into Yosemite, cityhood being discussed for Marin City, Warriors re-sign Brandon Rush, more.

  • After approval in the House, Pinnacles National Monument near Hollister moved a step closer to gaining national park status. Chronicle
  • Richmond’s $669,000 share of a settlement stemming from the 2007 Cosco Busan oil spill in the bay will be used for several waterfront improvement projects, including reopening Point Molate Beach Park. Contra Costa Times
  • The Warriors re-signed Brandon Rush to a two-year, $8-million deal. AP
  • The 9th Circuit U. S. Court of Appeals sided with environmentalists against a developer who wanted to build a new road into Yosemite to connect his property to the national park. Mercury News
  • Officials in unincorporated Marin City are considering a cityhood push. Marin IJ

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