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Morning Wrap: 1/24/13

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Tolls to pay for Bay Bridge security upgrades, Mills College settles its Americans with Disabilities Act violations, surging Silicon Valley commercial real estate values, more.

  • The Planning Commission is expected to vote today on a final environmental impact report to raze the Concourse Exhibition Center and put four six-story residential buildings on a couple of sites a block apart in the Showplace Square area. Chronicle
  • Your toll money at work: The Metropolitan Transportation Commission approved a $26 million security camera network for the east span of the Bay Bridge that CHP had asked for. Chronicle
  • Another upbeat forecast for Silicon Valley commercial real estate. Mercury News
  • Mills College agreed to settle violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act by making the campus fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Mercury News
  • Berkeley faces projected deficits, including $3 million in fiscal 2014, unless measures are taken to balance the budget, a city manager’s report says. Daily Cal 
  • Opera San Jose announced the lineup for its 30th anniversary season that starts in September. Mercury News
  • A Berkeley public school teacher charged with LSD possession and drunken driving in San Rafael last month has lost his job and his teaching credential. Oakland Tribune

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