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Morning Wrap: 1/25/13

Friday, January 25, 2013

Another Spare the Air day, SF hedge fund manager sentenced to jail, free and reliable Wi-Fi could be coming to BART, more.

  • Atmospheric stagnation prompted Bay Area air quality regulators to declare a Spare the Air day today, the ninth of the winter season. Chronicle 
  • Judging from the number of birds, sea lions and other wildlife looking to fatten up, San Francisco Bay’s once-spectacular herring runs, which collapsed four years ago, may be returning to their former glory. Chronicle
  • San Francisco hedge fund founder Doug Whitman was sentenced to two years in prison for insider trading by a judge in New York. AP
  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to host a campaign fundraiser for New Jersey Republican governor Chris Christie at his home in Palo Alto next month. Mercury News
  • A BART security system upgrade, approved Thursday, could also bring free and reliable Wi-Fi service to passengers. Chronicle
  • Non-profit John Muir Health announced it will acquire a 49 percent stake in for-profit San Ramon Regional Medical Center. Mercury News
  • A paroled felon was sentenced to 35 years in prison for killing a man not far from an Occupy Oakland protest encampment last November and for a sexual assault five days later. ABC 7

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