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Morning Wrap: 10/24/12

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Clear skies predicted for Game 1, Asian partnership buys landmark 101 California Street tower, officials and consumer groups call for George Mitchell to quit as mediator in PG&E case, more.

  • Relatively clear skies are predicted for tonight’s Game 1 of the World Series at AT&T Park. Mercury News
  • An Asian partnership led by Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund agreed to buy a 92 percent stake in downtown’s 101 California Street tower for $851 million. SF Business Times
  • San Bruno and San Francisco officials, as well as consumer watchdogs called for former Sen. George Mitchell to withdraw as mediator between state regulators and PG&E in the pipeline damage case, saying his law firm has a conflict of interest. Mercury News
  • A California surfer was killed Tuesday by a shark off a beach at coastal Vandenberg Air Force Base near Lompoc. AP
  • A man on trial for attempting to murder a 90-year-old Greenbrae man during an alleged burglary attempt filed a civil suit against his alleged victim, claiming that he was “negligently” shot during the purported crime. Marin IJ

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