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Morning Wrap: 1/18/13

Friday, January 18, 2013

UC will hold the line on tuition, UCSF gets green light to continue affiliation talks with Children’s Hospital Oakland, William Bratton says he’s still “very desirous” of Oakland police consulting job, more.

  • Good news for students at yesterday’s UC Board of Regents meeting in San Francisco: there will be no tuition hike for 2013-14. Chronicle
  • A federal judge rejected arguments that merely disrobing in public was protected political speech during a hearing to consider San Francisco’s public nudity ban. Mercury News
  • Despite six straight nights of very cold weather, Central Valley citrus growers say they’ve seen little crop damage. AP
  • UC’s Regents have given UCSF Medical Center approval to continue working toward formal affiliation with Children’s Hospital Oakland, top UCSF officials announced Thursday in an email to staffers. SF Business Times
  • Despite protesters decrying the “stop and frisk” policing strategy with which he is closely identified, former New York and Los Angeles police chief William Bratton says he still is “very desirous” of working as a consultant to Oakland police. Oakland Tribune
  • Police are seeking a man suspected of trying to kidnap a 3-year-old boy while he walked with his parents at the Great Mall shopping center in Milpitas. Bay City News Service
  • Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie gave a vote of confidence to star running back Darren McFadden, who had a disappointing season, saying he hopes a new offensive scheme helps McFadden get his career back on track. AP

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