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Morning Wrap: 1/23/13

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Five arrested in shooting of Oakland cop, Amazon announces big plans for Tracy, first volley at U. S. Supreme Court over state’s same-sex marriage ban, more.
  • Police arrested five people in connection with an East Oakland shooting in which an officer was wounded. Chronicle
  • Supporters of Prop 8, California’s same-sex marriage ban, filed briefs with the U. S. Supreme Court urging the court to preserve the ban, in the first of likely many legal skirmishes before arguments are heard in March. Mercury News
  • Berkeley-based Annie’s announced a voluntary recall of Annie’s Homegrown Frozen Pizza, citing possible metal contamination from a faulty screen at a flour mill. Oakland Tribune
  • Thieves made off with 12 cars at a Hayward used car dealership, including Jaguars, Mercedes and BMWs. Mercury News
  • Amazon announced plans to build a million-square-foot fulfillment center warehouse in Tracy. Mercury News
  • Celebrity chef Guy Fieri plans to open a wine tasting room on the five-acre vineyard he bought in the Russian River Valley. Santa Rosa Press Democrat
  • Gunman burst into two Piedmont homes in separate early morning armed robberies Monday. Mercury News

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