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Morning Wrap: 12/7/12

Friday, December 7, 2012

49ers’ new stadium tops out in Santa Clara, woman found alive after six days stranded in High Sierra, lots of sun in the forecast, more.

  • After the deluge, lots of sunshine and blue sky in the Bay Area forecast for at least a week. Mercury News
  • Some key South Bay lobbyists are distancing themselves from Santa Clara County supervisor George Shirakawa, accused of lavish spending, sending reimbursement checks to the county for purchases Shirakawa made while ostensibly meeting with them. San Jose Inside
  • Construction of the 49ers’ new stadium in Santa Clara “topped out” yesterday, with an I-beam lifted in place at the highest point of the team’s future home. Chronicle
  • The Mercury News’ Monte Poole says new Cal coach Sonny Dykes will likely have to produce fast amid rumbles that some alumni aren’t pleased with athletic director Sandy Barbour’s failing to land an established big name coach to succeed Jeff Tedford.
  • A woman trapped for six days in the Sierra was found crawling along a snow-covered road by her brother where she and a male friend, who perished, were testing the man’s four-wheel-drive Jeep. Chronicle
  • Chronicle columnist Ann Killion counts the ways the Raiders are failing after last night’s nationally televised 26-13 loss to Peyton Manning and the Broncos. 

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