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Morning Wrap: 1/22/13

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Bay Area home values predicted to surge, Caldecott Tunnel’s fourth bore on pace to open at end of year, 49ers merchandise flies off shelves, more.
  • Zillow predicts that median home values in the Bay Area will rise 7.3 percent this year, more than twice the national average. Chronicle
  • The rapid pace of Bay Area rent increases is slowing, a new survey shows. Mercury News
  • Caldecott Tunnel update: Workers are fine-tuning finish-work on the fourth bore, which is expected to open by the end of the year. Contra Costa Times
  • No surprise here: 49ers merchandise is red-hot in the Bay Area at the start of two weeks of hype before the Super Bowl. Mercury News
  • The arrest count in the Mission District Sunday night during the celebration after the 49ers’ NFC championship game win over Atlanta: 12. Mercury News
  • An Oakland police officer was shot in the arm during a confrontation in East Oakland last night, but his injuries were deemed not life-threatening. Chronicle
  • The Warriors rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Clippers 106-99 in a MLK Day matinee game at Oracle Arena. AP

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