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Morning Wrap: 3/5/13

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

KPIX poll shows San Francisco support for Warriors arena on the waterfront, Zynga’s Mark Pincus falls off the Forbes billionaires list, Hayward may get rid of its red light cameras, more.

  • Two men and a woman were arrested after allegedly stealing a luxury sailboat from Sausalito marina, packing it with pizza and beer, and running aground at Pacifica. Chronicle
  • Santa Clara County officials are wrestling with how to replace former Supervisor George Shirakawa Jr., who resigned Friday after his arrest on corruption charges. Mercury News
  • A San Jose mother was reunited with her two children after 18 months during which they were held for ransom in Mexico. Mercury News
  • How bad are things at once-high-flying Zynga, the San Francisco-based Internet game company? CEO Mark Pincus has dropped off Forbes’ list of billionaires. SF Business Times
  • Hayward is considering getting rid of its much-hated red light cameras. Hayward Daily Review
  • A Novato orthopedic surgeon surrendered his medical license pending the outcome of a criminal case against him for allegedly attempting to arrange sex with a 13-year-old girl. Marin IJ
  • A KPIX poll shows 59 percent of San Francisco residents support the Warriors building a new arena at Piers 30-32.
  • The Italian sailing team Luna Rossa Challenge 2013 will join Sweden’s Artemis Racing in using the former Naval air station in Alameda for its America’s Cup headquarters. Mercury News
  • Emeryville-based Jamba Juice plans to hire 500 people in the Bay Area, mostly for part-time summer jobs. SF Business Times
  • The venerable Happy Hound hot dog restaurant in Los Gatos was heavily damaged by fire, but the owner says he intends to reopen within a month. Mercury News

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