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Morning Wrap: 9/14/12

Friday, September 14, 2012

Mourners overflow church for slain CHP officer’s funeral, astronomical cost of adding a bikeway to the Bay Bridge’s West Span, BART spends $1 million to fight pigeon poop, more.
  • An overflow crowd of more than 2,500 filled a Vacaville church to pay last respects to CHP officer and father of four Kenyon Youngstrom, shot and killed during a traffic stop on I-680 south of Walnut Creek Sept. 4. Contra Costa Times
  • The estimated future cost to extend a bike path all the way across the Bay Bridge, including the West Span: $800 million to $1 billion. Chronicle
  • BART is spending $1 million in its ongoing battle to keep pigeons from dropping poop around its stations. Contra Costa Times
  • Retailers in San Francisco will no longer be able to give away plastic bags starting Oct. 1, but are they prepared for the new law? SF Business Times
  • A new Yosemite hantavirus case is the park’s 9th to be diagnosed. AP 
  • Former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart, who lives near Sebastopol, faces trouble after a man accused him of assault following a concert in Kentucky. Marin IJ

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