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Tag: Morning Splash

March 28, 2012 | 8:15 am

A.M. Splash: Murder Charges Filed in Ingleside Killings; Harris Joins Fight Against AZ Immigration Law; Santorum Channels Reagan at Jelly Belly HQ

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States file challenge to Arizona immigration law (SF Gate) California Attorney General Kamala Harris has joined officials from 10 other states in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Arizona’s immigration law, saying the law exceeds state authority, conflicts with national policy and would drive illegal immigrants into other states. The law would require police to demand […]

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November 30, 2011 | 8:28 am

A.M. Splash: High Speed Rail To Nowhere?; Child Poverty Skyrockets; Lawmakers Turn In State Owned Car Keys

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Top analyst warns state could waste $6 billion over high-speed rail (San Jose Mercury News) The state’s top analyst on Tuesday not only questioned the legality of launching a high speed-train, but also warned legislators that starting construction on the rail line could be a $6 billion waste of tax funds at the expense of […]

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November 29, 2011 | 8:00 am

A.M. Splash: 8 Shot in Oakland; Facebook IPO Report; Cut an Xmas Tree, Help Marin County

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At least eight shot including 1-year-old child in West Oakland (Oakland Tribune) At least eight people, including a 1-year-old boy, were shot Monday night during what police said was a videotaping of a rap music video. The child was reported in critical condition after undergoing surgery at Children’s Hospital Oakland for a bullet wound to […]

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November 28, 2011 | 8:42 am

A.M. Splash: Protests Planned at UC Meeting Today; Occupy LA Arrests; Raiders Win

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UC students to protest at regents meeting today (SJ Mercury News) Student protesters with the Occupy movement will converge on four UC campuses Monday morning to vent their fury at a meeting of the regents, with demonstrators in Davis attempting a campuswide shutdown. Futures rise after big holiday shopping weekend (AP) Stock futures rose Monday […]

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Morning Splash: BART’s Plan to Manipulate Media; Obama Approval Sinks in CA; San Jose Limits Pot Clubs

September 14, 2011 | 7:23 am

Morning Splash: BART’s Plan to Manipulate Media; Obama Approval Sinks in CA; San Jose Limits Pot Clubs

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BART’s media manipulation strategy: agency wrote script, tried to escort riders to speak out against protestors (The Bay Citizen) In response to a planned protest Aug. 11, BART recruited loyal riders, prepared a script for them to read from, and hired a car service to take them to and from a press conference intended to […]

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Morning Splash: Bail for Jailed Americans in Iran; Feinstein Says Campaign Fund Hit by Alleged Embezzler

September 13, 2011 | 7:41 am

Morning Splash: Bail for Jailed Americans in Iran; Feinstein Says Campaign Fund Hit by Alleged Embezzler

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Lawyer: Iran sets bail for 2 jailed Americans (AP) An Iranian court Tuesday set bail of $500,000 each for two American men arrested more than two years ago and convicted on spy-related charges, clearing the way for their release a year after a similar bail-for-freedom arrangement for the third member of the group, their defense […]

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September 12, 2011 | 7:29 am

Morning Splash: UC unveiling new cyber courses; SJ council talks pot tomorrow; Golden Gate toll increase?

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UC investing millions in new cyber studies program (SF Chronicle) The University of California will unveil its first top-tier cyber courses in January – 26 online offerings, from global climate change to game theory. At the same time, it’s eyeing China and even American soldiers as potential sources of cash to pay for them.  Academically, […]

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Morning Splash: 2 Suspects Arrested in East Oakland Drive-by; Bike Sharing to Peninsula; Banned Chemical Levels High in Pregnant Women; Perseid Meteor Shower

August 10, 2011 | 8:10 am

Morning Splash: 2 Suspects Arrested in East Oakland Drive-by; Bike Sharing to Peninsula; Banned Chemical Levels High in Pregnant Women; Perseid Meteor Shower

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2 suspects arrested in East Oakland fatal drive-by (KGO) Just before 5 p.m., police tracked the shooting suspect in the death of a 3-year-old boy to Pittsburg. Carlos “Carlito” Nava Jr. was hit and killed by a stray bullet in a drive-by shooting in the 6400 block of International Boulevard on Monday. Police may have […]

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Morning Splash: PG&E Gets New CEO; IPO’s Victim of Credit Rating Downgrade; Lee Takes the Heat

August 9, 2011 | 7:51 am

Morning Splash: PG&E Gets New CEO; IPO’s Victim of Credit Rating Downgrade; Lee Takes the Heat

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PG&E names Anthony Early F. Early Jr. as CEO (SF Chronicle) PG&E Corp. on Monday named as its new CEO Anthony F. Earley Jr., a veteran power-industry executive credited with steering Detroit’s electric utility through the largest blackout in American history. Earley, 62, will replace Peter Darbee, who stepped down in April in an effort […]

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Morning Splash: SF Mayor Ed Lee Changes Mind; CSU Prez Salaries Get Closer Look; Brown’s Bet On Tax Surge; Conference For Diversity in Cycling

August 8, 2011 | 8:05 am

Morning Splash: SF Mayor Ed Lee Changes Mind; CSU Prez Salaries Get Closer Look; Brown’s Bet On Tax Surge; Conference For Diversity in Cycling

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SF Mayor Ed Lee changes mind, will seek full term  (SF Chronicle) Ed Lee will announce today that he is running for a full four-year term as San Francisco mayor, vaulting himself to the top of a crowded field of candidates while breaking a promise not to run that sealed his appointment as interim mayor […]

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