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Morning Wrap: 1/31/13

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Nothing but animal bones, apparently, in Kevin Collins search, more good news for state’s housing market, priciest seats at 49ers new stadium almost gone, more.

  • Little was found except apparent animal bones in the police search of a Haight-Ashbury home as part of a renewed investigation into the 1984 disappearance of 10-year-old Kevin Collins. Chronicle
  • Another positive sign for the recovering real estate market: sales of homes costing $1 million or more in California have risen to their highest level since 2007. Marin IJ
  • Oakland officials announced that CHP officers will continue helping patrol high crime areas for another month as a stop-gap measure while details are worked out as to whether the arrangement is extended further and who will pay for it. Oakland Tribune
  • The priciest seats in the 49ers new Santa Clara stadium are nearly sold out, at $80,000 a pop. Mercury News 
  • Robert Linscheld was named the new CEO of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, replacing Steve Falk, who left to become a  principal in the media venture that bought the Santa Rosa Press Democrat. SF Business Times
  • Chief game designer Brian Reynolds left Zynga, the latest top executive to walk out the door of the San Francisco-based online game creator. SF Business Times
  • Palo Alto approved a controversial plan to allow AT&T to mount dozens of antennas on utility posts, many of them in residential areas. SF Business Times

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