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Morning Wrap: 2/11/13

Monday, February 11, 2013

Hollywood discovers the Gary Webb story, Presidio claims a financial milestone, San Leandro nods approval for a 100-foot wind turbine on its shoreline, more.

  • Opinions differ on what there is to show for it, but at least the Presidio has reached financial self-sufficiency as a one-of-a-kind national park. Chronicle
  • San Jose has its 5th homicide of the new year over the weekend. Mercury News
  • How Bay Area pollution exhibits itself in children suffering from asthma. Oakland Tribune 
  • Columnist Scott Herhold recalls the late Bay Area journalist Gary Webb, who wrote a largely discredited book about a CIA conspiracy before committing suicide, and who is now to be the subject of a movie. Mercury News
  • San Leandro approved a height variance for a 100-foot-tall wind turbine on the city’s shoreline. East Bay Citizen
  • Longtime former Bay Area TV and radio broadcaster Lee Noble McEachern, aka Lee Noble, died at age 91. Marin IJ

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