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Morning Wrap: 3/1/13

Friday, March 1, 2013

BART fares going up, NCAA to announce results of Saint Mary’s basketball investigation, door falls off moving Muni train, more.

  • BART’s fares are going up and so is the cost of parking at stations, the agency’s board of directors decided Thursday. Chronicle
  • The NCAA’s committee on infractions will announce this morning the outcome of its investigation into the Saint Mary’s men’s basketball program. Mercury News
  • San Francisco Unified and Oakland Unified are among seven school districts statewide asking for a waiver from the requirements, and sanctions, of the federal No Child Left Behind law. Chronicle
  • A cat brought to the Marin Humane Society by a rescue group was reunited with a family after going missing for two years thanks to a microchip. Marin IJ
  • A door fell off a Muni train after failing to close properly at the Forest Hill Station. Chronicle
  • The Sierra snowpack is at 66 percent of normal. Mercury News
  • Police in Los Angeles arrested a pimp suspected of killing former Oakland rapper Ken Cherry, aka Kenny Clutch, on the Las Vegas Strip last week. LA Times
  • Michael Burns announced he’s resigning as general manager of the South Bay’s Valley Transportation Authority at the end of the year. Mercury News
  • State health officials are advising people not to eat recreationally harvested mussels, clams or whole scallops from Marin County coastal waters, citing dangerous levels of toxins. Marin IJ
  • LinkedIn broke ground on a massive new headquarters campus in Sunnyvale. Silicon Valley Business Journal    

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