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Morning Wrap: 10/1/12

Monday, October 1, 2012

Another Spare the Air day, Oakland’s Rebecca Kaplan swears off future run against Mayor Jean Quan, squirrel turns out the lights in the Berkeley hills, more.

  • Today is another Spare the Air day in the Bay Area, the third in a row. Mercury News
  • Oakland councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan says she won’t challenge Mayor Jean Quan two years from now if Quan seeks reelection, even if she is successful in defeating councilman Ignacio De La Fuente for the council’s at-large spot in November. Oakland Tribune
  • Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed legislation that would have allowed California children to claim more than two parents. Sac Bee
  • The Chronicle profiles the biggest donor aiming to defeat Prop 30, the Jerry Brown tax initiative—Giants’ top shareholder and billionaire investor Charles B. Johnson.
  • A squirrel was blamed for a power outage affecting a large swath of the Berkeley and Oakland hills Saturday. Contra Costa Times
  • Berkeley photographer Barrie Rokeach’s aerial photo over Hayward graces one of the 15 “Earthscapes” stamps being issued today by the Postal Service. Hayward Daily Review

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