on November 10, 2009
Good Morning Oakland North,
It looks like the early morning fog will burn off making way for a fairly warm Tuesday here with temperatures in the high 60s. Make sure you get a chance to step away from your computers and take a deep breath outside.
But before you do that, take a look at Roller Derby in Oakland is only for the Rough and Tough – Shannon Service’s thrilling piece on an Oakland roller derby team. Also, check out the record breaking California Roll extravaganza that took place at UC Berkeley on Sunday.
On our blog front:
To update you on the latest in the news:
Talk continues as to what to do with the Bay Bridge S-curve, where a man died yesterday when he didn’t make the curve and drove off the bridge. We’ll have an article up later today, but for now check out the SF Chronicle or Oakland Tribune for some of the latest reports.
Also, the Bay Area’s Pacific National Bank failed this week – the second bank to go under in the past 11 days. You can find out the latest from the Oakland Tribune by clicking, here.
Over in San Francisco, the Board of Supervisors will vote on whether or not to protect immigrant youth arrested on felony charges, from deportation.
And with the House health care legislation amendment on Saturday, the abortion debate heats up again. SFGate write about it here.
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