1:15pm

Thu March 22, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Thursday, March 22, 2012

 

Vicki Hennessy is the first woman to head the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department, after Mayor Ed Lee named her interim sheriff and suspended Ross Mirkarimi from the position yesterday…

The president of Sierra College in the Sacramento Valley withdrew from speaking at a campus women’s health forum called “Reproductive Justice” after anti-abortion groups criticized the event…

Some Californians worry about being prepared for a large earthquake in their city but experts say part of the reason California hasn’t invested as much as Mexico and Japan on their earth quake warning systems is because the state hasn’t experienced a massive earthquake in more than a century

An investigation by the Inspector General of the Department of Veteran Affairs found that Iraq war veteran William Hamilton, 26, was refused admittance to a psychiatric ward despite constant visits for his mental illness before Hamilton took his life later that day…

In response to an investigation that found Walmart charged California customers more than the value of priced items, the corporation paid a $2.1 million penalty and will now assign personnel to ensure customers are charged appropriately…

Scientists found millipedes that release a bioluminescent light while searching for rats with black lights on Alcatraz.

Connecting the Dots brings the day’s news together. 

 

 

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