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Morning Wrap: 4/26/13

Friday, April 26, 2013

Bay Area’s overheated housing market by zip codes, Jerry Brown’s coming struggle with Dems over education funding reform, another round of pink slips at struggling Electronic Arts, more.

  • The Bay Area’s overheated housing market is spreading pre-crash prosperity from Silicon Valley into the East Bay. Mercury News
  • The Mercury News surveys the fight Gov. Jerry Brown faces—with lawmakers of his own party—over his sweeping plan to overhaul the way public education is funded.
  • Aaron Ahern, the 11-year-old Martinez boy severely injured in the Boston Marathon explosions returned to Boylston Street, in a wheelchair, while continuing to recover. Contra Costa Times
  • More layoffs at struggling Electronic Arts in Redwood City. Mercury News
  • Both of those sisters arrested on felony child abuse charges and accused of swaddling infants at a Livermore child care center so tightly they could hardly breathe are pregnant. Mercury News
  • Former Jefferson Starship member and Marin resident Pete Sears’ custom-built bass guitar, stolen during a riot at a rock festival in Germany 35 years ago, has turned up in Europe after being kept in a closet for years and is being returned to him. Marin IJ
  • Non-citizen immigrants would be eligible for jury duty under a bill that cleared the state Assembly Thursday. Sac Bee
  • Alameda planners turned down a request from a developer for a restaurant and brewery to open at a former car dealership on Park Street. Mercury News
  • San Ramon-based Chevron reported quarterly profits of $6.18 billion. Contra Costa Times
  • The 49ers traded up 13 slots to take LSU safety Eric Reid with the 18th overall pick in the NFL draft. Mercury News
  • The Raiders, with the overall No. 12 pick in the draft, grabbed University of Houston cornerback D. J. Hayden. Mercury News 

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