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Morning Wrap: 3/4/13

Monday, March 4, 2013

California lawmakers push for national monument along Mendocino coast, those rapidly-sinking Warriors, feds signal go-ahead to restore historic Hangar One, more.
  • A 46-year-old Texas man suffered cardiac arrest and died moments after jumping into the bay for the annual Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon Sunday. Chronicle
  • Former state lawmaker Jim Brulte was elected chairman of the California Republican Party and San Franciscan Harmeet Dhillon was elected vice chairwoman at the party’s convention in Sacramento. AP
  • This columnist says it’s time for Warriors coach Mark Jackson to deliver some tough love. Mercury News
  • Good news for preservationists: the federal government this spring will seek private bids for the restoration of Moffett Field’s historic Hangar One. Mercury News
  • Bay Area police killed four suspects within a 24-hour span from early Saturday to Sunday morning. Mercury News
  • The Contra Costa Times looks at the diminished Bay Area commercial fishing industry and finds a fishery making a comeback.
  • An SFPD source acknowledged that an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle was stolen from an unmarked police car. ABC 7
  • California’s two U. S. senators and other members of the state’s congressional delegation are urging President Obama to declare Mendocino County’s Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands as California Coastal National Monument. Political Blotter
  • Columnist Mark Purdy mulls the prospect of San Jose suing the Giants to allow the A’s to move to the South Bay. Mercury News
  • A 4.3 magnitude quake was recorded off the coast near Eureka Sunday morning. KPIX
  • Defeated former 20-term congressman Pete Stark says he’ll move back to the Bay Area. Political Blotter

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