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Morning Wrap: 10/18/12

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Oakland considers contracting with other agencies to beef up police force, new toxic air monitoring after Chevron refinery fire, Michelin releases its guide to cheap Bay Area eats, more.
  • To combat its worst police shortage in years, Oakland is considering contracting sheriff’s deputies and CHP officers at least until a new police academy class graduates. Oakland Tribune
  • Bay Area air pollution officials approved a new strategy for monitoring toxic air pollution in the wake of Chevron’s Aug. 6 Richmond refinery fire. Contra Costa Times
  • Forecasters say the warm, sunny Bay Area weather this week may be the last of its kind for awhile. Chronicle
  • A judge ruled that a man accused of fatally stabbing a 14-year-old Pleasanton high school student in 1984 must stand trial for murder. Oakland Tribune
  • Michelin released its guide to cheap Bay Area restaurant fare ($40 or less for two courses and a glass of wine). SF Business Times

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