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Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Tuesday, May 22, 2012
(SF Gate) // Investigators found DNA evidence linking Antolin Garcia-Torres to the disappearance of a 15-year-old Morgan Hill girl. At a news conference, today, Santa Clara Sheriff Laurie Smith said the source of the DNA was not blood. The girl, Sierra LaMar, was last seen on March 16…
(SF Gate) // Looking for a higher profile, the Golden State Warriors basketball team announced this morning that it will leave Oakland for Piers 30-32 in San Francisco. Mayor Ed Lee, the Board of Supervisors, and the Port Commission have encouraged the privately funded $500 million project…
(San Francisco Examiner) // Don’t expect to see too many young fans at the games. Families with children are moving out of San Francisco in droves, leaving older citizens without the support of younger relatives. The proportion of residents 60 years old or above has grown over the last decade, to nearly 20 percent, and city departments must plan ways to handle the needs of the senior population…
(Sacramento Bee) // Representing the kids, the California School Boards Association has endorsed both state tax hike initiatives on the November ballot. The money gained if the hikes pass would restore some of the funds that were redirected away from public education in recent years.