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Morning Wrap: 11/29/30

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Children’s hospitals in San Francisco and Oakland to merge, Berkeley pot dispensary dinged by city says it’s moving to Vallejo, fake doctor who performed surgeries goes to court, more.

  • UCSF’s Benioff Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital Oakland signed a formal letter of intent to merge. SF Business Times
  • The owner of a Berkeley pot dispensary that the city declared a nuisance says he’ll take the business to Vallejo. Oakland Tribune
  • It was the second day of a court hearing for the San Francisco man accused of impersonating a physician’s assistant and performing surgeries on unwitting patients. ABC 7
  • Rep. Barbara Lee of Oakland withdrew her name for vice chair of the House Democratic Caucus. Political Blotter
  • A federal judge sentenced Kinde Durkee, the former campaign treasurer to Sen. Dianne Feinstein and other Democrats, to 8 years in prison for embezzlement. Chronicle
  • No suspects yet in the murder of two Oakland girls, ages 15 and 16 and described as best friends, found shot to death Sunday near East Oakland’s Brookdale Park. Oakland Tribune

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