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Morning Wrap: 2/26/13

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Court gives Drakes Bay Oyster Company temporary reprieve, gas prices finally level off, 78-year-old Chronicle street vendor attacked last month dies from his injuries, more.

  • A federal appeals court granted Drakes Bay Oyster company a reprieve, until at least May, against an Interior Department order that it shut down at Point Reyes National Seashore. Chronicle
  • As widely expected, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s decision to order telecommuting employees back to the office has sparked a firestorm. Mercury News
  • New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg will be Stanford’s 2013 commencement speaker. Mercury News
  • After soaring an average of 56 cents per gallon in California during the last 30 days, the pump price of gasoline appears to have stabilized. Mercury News
  • Dallas Ayers, 78, the Chronicle newspaper vendor who was attacked near Market and Montgomery streets Jan. 28, died of his injuries Monday. Chronicle
  • From borderline seedy to stunning—Tammerlin Drummond of the Oakland Tribune celebrates Lake Merritt.
  • Spring football practice got underway at Cal under new head coach Sonny Dykes. Mercury News
  • Luxury home prices rose 8.4 percent in San Francisco during 2012 to an average of $2.73 million, according to the First Republic Prestige Home Index. SF Business Times
  • Japan’s All Nippon Airways has scrubbed its planned Boeing Dreamliner flights at least through May as the aircraft remains grounded for safety reasons. AP 

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