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Morning Wrap: 12/20/12

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Major Chinese biotech company in East Bay’s future, Alameda settles with developer over former Naval air station, Bay Area home foreclosures down in November, more.

  • A major Chinese biotech company is expected to announce soon that it is acquiring the 53-acre former Bayer HealthCare campus on Hilltop Drive in Richmond. Chronicle
  • A College of Marin instructor is suing the city of Oakland for alleged mistreatment during an Occupy demonstration last January. Marin IJ
  • Bay Area home foreclosures were down in November. Mercury News
  • University of the Pacific in Stockton received a $5 million gift from alum Ron Redmond toward the university’s planned $151 million dental school to open in San Francisco. SF Business Times
  • New Cal football coach Sonny Dykes announced that practices will be open to the public. Mercury News
  • Piedmont picked San Jose assistant chief Richelle “Ricki” Goede as its new police chief. Mercury News
  • Alameda has agreed to pay developer SunCal $4 million to settle its claim against the city after an agreement to develop the former Alameda Naval Air Station fell through. Chronicle

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