Connecting the Dots

9:10am

Tue February 7, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top News Stories for Tuesday, February 7, 2012

The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco will rule this morning on whether Proposition 8 is constitutional. Regardless of its content, the ruling is expected to move the voter-approved ban on gay marriage to the U.S. Supreme Court...

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3:13pm

Wed February 1, 2012
AFTERNOON NEWS ROUNDUP

Connecting the dots: Afternoon edition for Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Saint Ignatius College Preparatory in San Francisco canceled school until next Monday after an alarming amount of students came down with the stomach flu this afternoon. Some called in sick, while other students left school when they began feeling ill. Approximately 1,500 students in the district are enrolled at the Jesuit high school…

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8:51am

Wed February 1, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: top news stories for Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Come early March, California might be clean out of money unless the Legislature takes action, says Controller John Chiang. The shortfall is projected to last seven weeks, during which time Chiang recommends borrowing money and delaying some payments. How did the state end up in such a bind? Chiang says California was spending $2.6 billion more than was included in the budget while tax revenues coming into state coffers were $2.6 billion below projection…

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3:39pm

Tue January 31, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the dots: Afternoon edition for Tuesday, January 31, 2012

UCSF Medical Center administrators are in a bind over what to do with dying patient Jesus Navarro. It’s not an issue of money or resources – the Oakland resident has private insurance and a kidney donor – but of immigration. Since learning that Navarro is an illegal immigrant, UCSF has refused to go forward with the transplant…

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10:27am

Tue January 31, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Occupy Oakland is heating up again after a controversial flag burning at last Saturday's demonstration. While some protestors encouraged the burning, others within the Occupy camp tried to stomp out the flames. Over the course of the day, Oakland police arrested 409 protesters, 354 of whom were actually taken to jail.

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