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Morning Wrap: 2/18/13

Monday, February 18, 2013

Rape in mid-day on UC Santa Cruz walkway, Randi Zuckerberg’s latest attempt at attention, Hooters packs it up in Fremont, more.

  • Thousands rallied in San Francisco Sunday as part of protests in several cities across the country against the Keystone XL pipeline to connect Canada with the Gulf of Mexico. Chronicle
  • Gov. Jerry Brown’s push for local control for local schools doesn’t exactly have school officials jumping up and down. Mercury News
  • A 21-year-old was beaten and raped during the noon hour Sunday while on a campus walkway at UC Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • After failing to get much favorable attention from her flopped reality show, Randi Zuckerberg, the sister of Mark Zuckerberg, plans to write a book about her time at Facebook. SF Business Times
  • Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Oakland) is pushing a bill to establish a cabinet-level “Department of Peacebuilding.” Political Blotter 
  • How do state parks officials gauge the popularity of any given park? One way is by the amount of toilet paper it uses. Chronicle 
  • Hooters is shuttering its Fremont restaurant a block from City Hall, citing poor business. The Argus
  • A Napa woman with five DUIs was arrested again over the weekend. Bay City News Service
  • Singer Mindy McCready was found dead of an apparent suicide in Arkansas. AP

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