Connecting the Dots

2:48pm

Wed February 15, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Governor Jerry Brown is proposing a new pension plan for government employees, and it isn’t sitting well with legislators of his own party. State Democrats are pointing to a CalPERS study that forecasts a future with lower benefits and higher risk for employees. Still, the study points to a group of potential winners: local governments…

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8:37am

Wed February 15, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Yesterday, the city of San Francisco sued a federal pipeline safety agency, claiming they have "abjectly failed" to oversee a California natural gas pipeline safety program. The lawsuit cites three natural gas pipeline explosions, including the 2010 San Bruno explosion that killed eight people. Three major natural gas transmission lines run under densely populated areas of San Francisco…

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1:27pm

Tue February 14, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Did you sing along to San Francisco’s unofficial anthem today? Mayor Ed Lee requested every radio station in the city play Tony Bennet’s “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” at noon  to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the song’s recording...

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8:51am

Tue February 14, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Tuesday, February 14

Stanford Ph.D. graduate Rahinah Ibrahim continues her fight to get her name off the no-fly list. In the past year, the no-fly list has doubled and now contains over 20,000 names. To avoid mistaken identities, there is another list of 30,000 who are commonly confused with people on the no-fly list. Still, mistakes do happen and the protocol for redress has not been established…

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1:20pm

Mon February 13, 2012
AFTERNOON NEWS ROUNDUP

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition Monday, February 13, 2012

The California coastline is already getting hit by trash and debris from the deadly tsunami that ravaged Japan last year. Oceanographers from Peninsula College say the worst is yet to come. They expect cars, pieces of homes, phone booths, and maybe even a kitchen sink, if it is buoyant enough...

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