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Morning Wrap: 11/15/12

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Jerry Brown calls on UC to rethink how it does business, upbeat news on the state budget front, Dungeness crab season arrives, more.

  • In a personal visit before the UC Board of Regents, Gov. Jerry Brown called on the university system to rethink how it does business, including expanding online learning to cut costs. Mercury News
  • After years of double digit deficits, California faces an estimated budget gap of just $1.9 billion next year, according to an assessment by the Legislative Analyst’s Office. Chronicle
  • Today marks the official opening of the much-anticipated Dungeness crab season. Mercury News
  • The Planning Commission today takes up the contentious issue of whether to cap the number 220-square-foot “micro-apartments” being advocated to help meet San Francisco’s housing challenge. Chronicle 
  • A Novato man who faces kidnapping charges allegedly took a 16-year-old runaway to Las Vegas for sex. Marin IJ

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