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North Oakland Now: Sunday, February 22

on February 22, 2009

oaknorthtree4It’s Oscar Sunday!  For your reading pleasure, the Chronicle takes a look today at California’s  freeze on executions–three years and counting–as well as a story on Niman Ranch, the East Bay purveyor of humanely-raised meats that has recently been bought out by a Chicago company.  Oh, and there’s the requisite piece on the economy, this time focusing on the international implications of the crisis.  The Tribune also offers an angle on the economy: the upswing of patrons at public libraries, coming in both for the free books and the available computer facilities.

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