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Morning Wrap: 1/10/13

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Cops say same burglar strikes again at Oakland Museum of California, what to expect from today’s Jerry Brown budget unveiling, an unusual cheating-wife murder case in the East Bay, more.
  • The cold snap that has sent nighttime lows below freezing across the Bay Area is now expected to last into the weekend. Chronicle
  • Police believe the burglar who stole a Gold Rush-era jewel box from the Oakland Museum of California this week is the same one who took gold nuggets and other items from the same display in November. Chronicle
  • The Chronicle’s Wyatt Buchanan on what to expect in Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget to be unveiled today.
  • CHP is asking the Bay Area Toll Authority to allocate $31 million for security cameras on the new east span of the Bay Bridge, to be paid for by toll payers. Chronicle
  • An unusual murder case in Pittsburg: A cheating wife, her lover, and two others are charged in the death of a man they allegedly sent to the woman’s estranged husband’s home pretending to be a burglar, and who was killed when the husband slashed his throat. Mercury News
  • Embattled Santa Clara County supervisor George Shirakawa Jr. of San Jose, under fire for financial improprieties, has set up a legal defense fund. Mercury News
  • San Jose has narrowed its search for a new police chief to three candidates. KTVU 2
  • Stolen from a Petaluma park: a large bronze memorial to 15 local veterans killed in Vietnam. Santa Rosa Press Democrat

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