11:51am

Wed March 7, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Giants’ catcher Buster Posey is back on the field – only for spring training, though, and in small doses. Posey suffered a shattered ankle last season in a controversial slide into home plate and was knocked out for the rest of the season…

In an attempt to hang onto its own players, namely the A's, Warriors and Raiders, the City of Oakland approved a $3.5 million package to renovate the Oakland Coliseum. The money would come form remaining redevelopment funds and private sources, not from the city’s general fund…

Meanwhile, PG&E is taking a look underneath the Coliseum. The utility company has already shut down part of Oakport Street in order to inspect underground gas pipelines running between the airport and the sports arena…

Folks trying to pass by Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in downtown San Francisco might have hit a different roadblock. Rumors that Apple would unveil the its latest version of the iPad came true earlier today…

Another group of Silicon Valley leaders are trying to make undocumented high school students’ dreams of college come true. In lieu of state and national legislation, such as the Dream Act, the group plans to use its $600,000 operating budget to provide assistance and guidance to these students.

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