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Morning Wrap: 3/11/13

Monday, March 11, 2013

Why the hoped-for Mid-Market arts renaissance is imperiled, Silicon Valley’s poverty problem, 49ers say they’ve sold three-fourths of their Santa Clara stadium seats, more.
  • AP looks at the flip side of the current Silicon Valley boom—homelessness and food stamp participation is off the charts.
  • Stanford’s women edged UCLA to win the Pac-12 conference tournament. Chronicle
  • The Chronicle offers another hand-wringer over how Oakland public safety has unraveled.
  • Now that soaring commercial rents are squeezing out a hoped for arts revitalization, the Mid-Market neighborhood appears to have fallen victim to its own success. Chronicle
  • Beat writer Marcus Thompson II diagnosis the sinking Warriors after back-to-back weekend losses to Houston and Milwaukee. Mercury News
  • A report outlining San Francisco’s plans for $25 billion in long-range capital spending get a once-over in the Chronicle, which refers to the report as “dry as dust.”
  • The 49ers say they’ve already sold 75 percent of the seats at the team’s future Santa Clara stadium. AP
  • Three meerkat pups were born at the Oakland Zoo, the first litter there in more than a year. ABC 7
  • Chronicle updates the efforts of Mount Sutro neighbors to oppose a 34-unit hillside development on a wooded slope near UCSF Medical Center.
  • Three people died in a fiery Daly City car crash that left another person clinging to life. Chronicle 

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