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Morning Wrap: 9/27/12

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Police clear out Occupy SF encampment, UC to shell out $1 million in UC Davis pepper-spray fiasco, America’s Cup contract revision, more.
  • SFPD last night swept away what was left of the Occupy SF encampment in front of the Federal Reserve Bank, shooing away or arresting the mostly homeless people encamped there. Chronicle
  • Cash-strapped UC will pay about $1 million to settle a lawsuit brought by students pepper-sprayed by cops at UC Davis during an otherwise peaceful demonstration last fall—or about $30,000 for each of 21 plaintiffs. AP
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill banning the use of dogs for hunting bears and bobcats. Chronicle
  • The father of the suspect in Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar’s murder was convicted of child molestation. Mercury News
  • The Board of Supervisors is set to take up a revised financial package for America’s Cup that would, among other things, make taxpayers liable for $29,200 a day if certain venues for the regatta aren’t ready by March 1. SF Business Times
  • A Marin judge granted a delay in the trial of accused serial killer Joseph Naso. Marin IJ

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