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Morning Wrap: 4/23/13

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Bay Area heats up, CHP will step in to help Oakland PD just as the Alameda sheriff’s office pulls back, Yusuf Bey IV’s former attorney facing possible disbarment, more.

  • Record temperatures around the Bay Area yesterday, but cooling is on the way. Chronicle; Mercury News
  • California Highway Patrol is stepping up its patrols to help Oakland’s understaffed police, as the Alameda County Sheriff’s office steps back. Oakland Tribune
  • Only the first two-thirds of the new Bay Bridge east span bike lane and pedestrian walkway will be open when the bridge opens Labor Day weekend. Contra Costa Times
  • Lorna Brown, the former attorney for convicted murderer and Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV faces possible disbarment before the State Bar today after long being accused of smuggling a hit list out of jail when visiting her former client. Chauncey Bailey Project
  • Google was fined in Hamburg, Germany for harvesting private data while mapping streets. SF Business Times
  • The A’s, in Boston to face the Red Sox, visited Aaron Hern, the Martinez boy seriously injured during the Boston Marathon bombing. Mercury News
  • Marin County planning commissioners are voicing concerns about traffic congestion, parking and aesthetics related to the planned new $500 million Marin General Hospital complex. Marin IJ
  • In a blow to preservationists and city officials, the U. S. Postal Service announced it will sell Berkeley’s historic post office building and find new quarters elsewhere. Berkeleyside
  • Filming began Monday for “When the Game Stands Tall,” the movie for 2014 release about Concord De La Salle High School’s magical 2002 season. Contra Costa Times

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