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Morning Wrap: 1/7/13

Monday, January 7, 2013

Hunt is on to replace Exploratorium as a tenant at the Palace of Fine Arts, monarch butterflies return to Fremont, relief for San Jose restaurateurs over NHL’s resumption, more.

  • After a legal challenge was cleared Friday, San Francisco Unified students begin receiving higher quality school meals today. Examiner
  • Now that the Exploratorium is packing to move from its home of four decades at the Palace of Fine Arts, the Recreation and Park Department is on the hunt for a tenant to replace the museum and its $490,000 annual rent. Chronicle
  • Of all the people happy that the San Jose Sharks will return to HP Pavilion soon now that the NHL lockout is over none are happier than downtown restaurateurs, whose businesses have been savaged by the lockout. Mercury News
  • Monarch butterflies are back at the same eucalyptus grove in Fremont to which they’ve migrated for decades. Chronicle
  • The Chronicle provides a news-side assessment of Mayor Ed Lee’s inaugural year in Room 200.
  • Johnny Khamis was sworn in Sunday as San Jose’s first ever Arab-American council member. Mercury News
  • A Bayview woman was severely burned after her boyfriend was believed to have poured flammable liquid on her and set her afire. AP

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