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Morning Wrap: 7/15/13

Monday, July 15, 2013

Hundreds march in Bay Area to protest acquittal in Trayvon Martin case, more boats for tourist-crushed Sausalito, day after long no-hitter Tim Lincecum says his arm’s OK, more.

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Hundreds of protesters marched in Oakland and San Francisco Sunday, mostly peacefully, to express outrage over George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the Trayvon Martin trial although a few bandana-wearing protesters in Oakland caused mischief and assaulted a KTVU photographer. Chronicle

Columnist Glenn Greenwald with The Guardian newspaper of London said Sunday that NSA leaker Edward Snowden has very sensitive “blueprints” detailing how the National Security Agency operates that would allow someone who read them to duplicate NSA surveillance. AP

Other news and items of interest


After Tim Lincecum’s 148-pitch no-hitter over the weekend, he said Sunday his arm feels fine. The Splash

The suspect in the killing of two female clerks at San Francisco jewelry mart Friday was involved in a 2009 incident with Antioch police in which he was charged with trying to run over an officer with his car. Chronicle

The search continued for 21-month-old Daphne Webb with police searching trails in areas near the child’s home in Oakland’s Oak Knoll neighborhood. Oakland Tribune

Columnist Monte Poole sees a ray of hope for a new Oakland waterfront ballpark to attract the A’s. Mercury News

Strange crime report of the day: a woman was arrested Saturday night in Hayward after allegedly jumping on stage at a music festival and attacking musician Lester Chambers after he dedicated a song to Trayvon Martin. Mercury News

With the A’s assured of no worse than a tie in the AL West at the All-Star game break, World Series fever is starting to build in Oakland. Mercury News

Golden Gate Bridge district officials have approved more boat service to and from Sausalito to help keep schedules on time and handle the summer crush of bicycle tourists who flock to the community. Marin IJ

A 17-year-old boy shot to death outside a party became San Jose’s 28th homicide victim of the year. Mercury News

Giants’ reliever Sergio Romo and A’s reliever Grant Balfour were added to the All-Star game lineups Sunday.


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