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Morning Wrap: 3/26/13

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Over and out for Golden Gate Bridge toll takers, more on the Chron’s leaky pay wall, Warriors get over the Lakers hump at Oracle, more.
  • 12:01 a.m. tomorrow is when the Golden Gate Bridge says goodbye to toll-takers and hello to its new all-electronic tolling system. Marin IJ
  • The Warriors play lights out for three quarters and then hang on to beat the Lakers 109-103 at Oracle Arena. Chronicle
  • An infant girl snatched from an East San Jose driveway after a thief took off with the family  car turned up unharmed and was re-united with her mother. Mercury News
  • Former Hewlett-Packard CEO and now Oracle executive Mark Hurd dispelled rumors linking him to the top job at Dell. Mercury News
  • More on the Chronicle’s leaky pay wall. SF Weekly
  • Sound familiar? Man calls for services of an “escort” in Fremont; they’re talking on a street corner; he gets robbed at gunpoint by someone else. Mercury News 
  • And the Bay Area’s best paid county administrator is . . . we think, we hope: Alameda County’s Susan Muranishi, who’s pulling down $423,664 a year. Chronicle
  • That’s an impressive Veterans Administration facility going up in Palo Alto. Mercury News
  • Stanford is expanding its online course offerings. SF Business Times
  • In neighboring Nevada, a lawmaker who’s been arrested twice in two months, hospitalized for a mental evaluation and threatened a Democratic Party leader may be kicked out of the Legislature. AP
  • A new Little Hoover Commission report says California has added more state parks than it can afford and should consider giving some of them up. AP
  • The LA Times’ Bill Plaschke on the strange tale of UCLA coach Ben Howland’s being fired.

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