Connecting the Dots

3:17pm

Wed February 22, 2012
AFTERNOON NEWS ROUNDUP

Connecting the dots: Afternoon edition for Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Bad news for pot lovers: the City of Berkeley has ordered two medical cannabis collectives to close down. According to officials, collectives are acting like rental dispensaries and violating the city's municipal code…

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1:49pm

Tue February 21, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Supporters of Proposition 8 will ask the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for a full review of the panel decision that ruled the ballot measure unconstitutional. The gay marriage ban was expected to go to the U.S. Supreme Court...

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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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1:17pm

Thu February 16, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Thursday, February 16, 2012

Not surprisingly, the San Bruno pipeline explosion slashed PG&E's earnings this past quarter as the company struggles to pay for system upgrades and repairs...

But January saw higher home sales in the Bay Area than it has in the past five years, thanks in large part to the lower prices of foreclosed homes and distressed properties...

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9:40am

Thu February 16, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Thursday, February 16

 

Alameda county chief probation officer David Muhammad has been accused of sexual assault. Some are saying this may delay Governor Jerry Brown’s plans to shut down our state youth prison system…

Also delayed is the San Bruno lawsuit against PG&E for the 2010 explosion that devastated 108 homes…

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