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Morning Wrap: 12/6/12

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Larry Ellison’s America’s Cup team accused of spying, Caltrain’s excuse for not providing Wi-fi for commuters, Chron editorial calls Tom Ammiano’s homeless bill “absurd,” more.

  • The Chronicle editorializes that a so-called “Homeless Bill of Rights” bill introduced by Assemblyman Tom Ammiano is “ridiculous” and “absurd.”
  • The Italian team in the America’s Cup competition filed a formal protest accusing Larry Ellison’s Oracle USA team of spying on it. Mercury News
  • More than 100 crab fishing boats went on strike and stayed in harbor after a dispute over prices that’s caused a Dungeness crab shortage in the Bay Area. Chronicle
  • Some state lawmakers have launched a campaign to persuade President Obama to declare a new, 50-mile-long no-drilling preserve off the Sonoma and Mendocino coasts. Mercury News
  • The Chronicle reports on why Caltrain is crying pity-party over its alleged inability to provide on-board Wi-fi for rail commuters.

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