Alexandra Muller

11:01am

Tue February 21, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top News Stories for Tuesday, February 21, 2012

700 Occupy demonstrators gathered outside San Quentin State Prison this past weekend to draw attention to the need  for police reform. Demonstrators' demands included eliminating solitary confinement, a ban on the death penalty, and to get rid of California's "three strikes" law. Meanwhile, the prison itself was placed on lockdown...

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2:08pm

Tue February 7, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: afternoon edition for Tuesday, February 7, 2012

The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, today, struck down California's Proposition 8 -- a ballot measure banning same-sex marriage -- calling it unconstitutional...

42,000 jobs were added in Silicon Valley in 2012, according to the "2012 Silicon Valley Index" released earlier today, marking a 3.8% increase over the previous year...

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10:55am

Tue January 10, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: top news for Tuesday, January 10

Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi's decision to steal $2,500 worth of clothing from a San Francisco Neiman Marcus – including a pair of leather pants – could have been caused by a medical issue. Hayashi's lawyer says a brain tumor tainted her judgment,  potentially enabling a case of sticky fingers...

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10:59am

Tue December 13, 2011
Politics

Connecting the dots: Top stories for Tuesday, December 13

Newly-elected mayor Ed Lee wants to eliminate homelessness in San Francisco, and he says the magic number to do it is three million -- dollars, that is. $500,000 of those dollars come from a Dave Matthews Band fundraising concert in 2005...

65% of California adults support Governor Jerry Brown's  plan to raise sales and income taxes on people that earn over $250,000 a year...

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