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Morning Wrap: 3/6/13

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Wet day ahead, cops solve Oakland Museum break-ins, Supervisor John Avalos’s shot at the NRA, more.
  • Rain today should mostly be gone from the Bay Area by tomorrow. Chronicle
  • Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced its new season. Mercury News
  • Contra Costa officials are expected to go to court today to try to block the release of a convicted sex offender from a state hospital to a Bay Point home owned by his attorneys. Contra Costa Times
  • Only 23 percent of Oakland residents approve of Mayor Jean Quan’s job performance while 60 percent disapprove, according to a new KPIX 5 poll. Oakland Tribune 
  • In another sign of San Francisco’s go-go commercial real estate market, Prudential bought the high-rise at 100 Spear Street for $100 million. Bloomberg 
  • Supervisor John Avalos is pushing an ordinance to make sure SFPD doesn’t become a member of the National Rifle Association, as permitted by a law on the books since the 1930s. Chronicle
  • Mayor Lee today will help plant a tree in honor of Arbor Day and the late Vivian A. Brown, the older of the locally famous Brown twin sisters who died in January. SF Weekly
  • A parolee with a long criminal history was arrested in connection with two burglaries at the Oakland Museum of California and police recovered a 19th century artifact taken in one of the break-ins. Chronicle; Mercury News
  • Police in Antioch are seeking the public’s help to learn the identity of a woman whose decomposed body was found 25 years ago. Mercury News
  • State Sen. Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) was picked to chair the Senate Committee on Environmental Quality. Political Blotter

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