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Morning Wrap: 12/5/12

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Supervisors send nudity ban to mayor for his signature, BART spends a small fortune to get rid of birds, AC Transit stuck with its ex-director’s bad loans, more.

  • The Board of Supervisors, as expected, approved a new public nudity ban on second reading, sending the measure to Mayor Ed Lee for his signature, over objections of naked protestors. Chronicle
  • Marco Scutaro agreed to a $20 million, three-year contract with the Giants. AP
  • BART’s price tag so far during two years of trying to prevent birds from laying eggs along the rail extension under construction toward Silicon Valley—$5 million. Mercury News
  • Cash-strapped AC Transit is stuck with an estimated $232,000 loss on loans extended to the agency’s former director, Rick Fernandez, after he stopped making payments. Chronicle
  • Daniel Carr, a veteran San Jose prosecutor who improperly held crucial evidence in a gang murder case until the eve of trial was suspended for a month without pay for incompetence and misconduct. Mercury News

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