Connecting the Dots

8:58am

Tue January 24, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Tuesday, January 24, 2012

California’s 425 redevelopment agencies owe nearly $30 billion, according to the state controller’s office...

The city of Oakland is planning to lay off more than 100 workers after losing $28 million in state redevelopment funds...

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3:56pm

Mon January 23, 2012
AFTERNOON NEWS ROUNDUP

Connecting the dots: Afternoon edition for Monday, January 23, 2012

Mayor Ed Lee plans to ask San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi to take a leave of absence just weeks after the embattled sheriff took his oath of office. Mirkarimi is facing domestic violence charges following a New Year's Eve incident with his wife, Eliana Lopez. Lopez has declared publicly that she believes the charges are politically motivated…

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10:49am

Mon January 23, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: top news stories for Monday, January 23, 2012

Oakland officials calculate the cost on the city to manage the Occupy movement has been $3 million since it began in September. The city has spent an average of $50,000 per week on 100 police officers, mostly for the downtown demonstrations on Saturdays...

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1:34pm

Wed January 18, 2012
AFTERNOON NEWS ROUNDUP

Connecting the dots: Afternoon edition for Wednesday, January 18

 

The U.S. Supreme Court turned down a Napa County resident’s challenge to a state law that imposes a 10-year ban on gun ownership for anyone convicted of a violent misdemeanor. The resident claimed the law violated his constitutional right to possess a firearm…

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9:37am

Wed January 18, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Wednesday, January 18

The Bay Bridge's upper deck is set to close for Presidents Day weekend, which could speed up the bridge’s timeline to completion by six months. The upper deck will be closed from 8pm on Friday, February 17 to 5am to Tuesday, February 21. The lower deck will remain open…

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