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Morning Wrap: 2/13/13

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

BART gets ready to jack up fares and fees, San Francisco porn studio owner charged with cocaine possession, Stanford tuition to soar past the $56,000 mark, more.
  • Peter Acworth, owner of Mission District porn studio Kink.com, was charged with cocaine possession. Chronicle
  • Coming soon to BART: higher fares and parking fees, and maybe rush hour fees for bicycles. Mercury News
  • You may have heard this before: Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson is saying yet again that he’s close to a deal to keep the NBA’s Kings in the city. Sacramento Bee
  • Stanford’s board of trustees voted to hike tuition 3.5 percent, meaning the cost of attending next year will surpass $56,000. Mercury News
  • Sources say Gil Duran, Gov. Jerry Brown’s press secretary, is leaving the administration. Capitol Alert
  • A baby alligator recovered during a Solano County drug bust is being cared for at the Oakland Zoo. Fox 40 Sacramento
  • Two 16-year-old boys were arrested after the carjacked vehicle they were in crashed during an Oakland police chase. Oakland Tribune
  • San Jose State released its 2013 Mountain West Conference football schedule. Mercury News
  • Marin County will spend $370,000 on an armored rescue vehicle to transport the county’s “weapons of mass destruction” strike team. Marin IJ
  • Former 49er and three-time Super Bowl champion Bubba Paris faces misdemeanor charges for allegedly failing to file tax returns for three years. Mercury News

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