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Morning Wrap: 4/12/13

Friday, April 12, 2013

BART ready to start digging on South Bay extension, Warriors lose Andrew Bogut to ankle sprain, Marin Ballet turns 50, more.

  • After a year of prep work, the actual digging to extend BART to the South Bay is about to start. Mercury News
  • Sign of better health for San Jose’s Guadalupe River? A family of beavers has taken up residence there. Mercury News
  • Chevron apparently has decided to transfer 400 jobs from its San Ramon headquarters to Houston, not 800 as the company said in December. Contra Costa  Times
  • The Rolling Stones have show dates at Oracle Arena in Oakland and HP Pavilion in San Jose in May, and there’s lots of grumbling about ticket prices that include $170 “cheap” seats. Mercury News
  • La Boulange, acquired by Starbucks last year, is expected to roll out its bakery goods to every Starbucks in the Bay Area next week in preparation for scaling up to supply Starbucks nationwide next year. SF Business Times
  • The Contra Costa community of Oakley banned Internet cafes, saying they’re a magnet for crime. Contra Costa Times
  • Cops arrested an Oakland woman accused of leaving her small child in a hot car while shopping in San Leandro. Mercury News
  • The Marin IJ writes about Marin Ballet, which celebrates its 50th anniversary.
  • Alameda’s first elected mayor, Terry Yorke LaCroix Jr., died at age 88. Mercury News
  • Fishery managers announced May 1 as the start of the Chinook salmon season for Bay Area fishermen. Mercury News
  • Safeway has signed on to open a 45,000-square-foot supermarket at Alameda Landing, a new mixed-use project in Alameda’s West End. Mercury News
  • The Warriors, who face the Lakers tonight in Los Angeles, lost center Andrew Bogut to an ankle sprain in last night’s blowout loss to Oklahoma City. Mercury News

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