Afternoon news wrap-up for April 14: More water problems; Sunday school teacher sees inside of courtroom for murder of Sandra Cantu; and Newsom has some thoughts about recycling.
THIS AFTERNOON’S TOP STORIES
I can haz ironyz? East Bay Municipal Utility District declares that because consumers cut back on water consumption during rationing residents’ water bills will increase next year to recoup revenue loss. KRON4, ABC7
Melissa Huckaby, the Sunday school teacher accused of the rape and murder of Sandra Cantu sees her first day in court. Experts claim to be astounded as Huckaby didn’t fit suspect profiles, wonder if all those hours spent watching L&O: Criminal Intent were a waste of tax-payer money. ABC7, CBS5, Ex, Chron
FROM THE SF CHRONICLE
Additional officers are patrolling Visitacion Valley housing project in wake of last night’s slaying of 16-year-old Mark Crawford. Chron
The Chronicle managed to scoop up a little story about the possibly crooked Oakland cops who were investigating the murder of Oakland Post Editor Chauncey Bailey. Chron
FROM THE SF WEEKLY
Muni to spend $1.9 million to fix up ancient streetcar, hope to recoup costs by dispensing with luxuries like breaks, seats, busses, and in-flight meal service.Snitch
San Francisco woman robbed by San Francisco woman. One wears gold jewelry, one wears gold teeth. Precious metals change hands. CBS5
In more news on the Oakland front two people were hospitalized after an attack late Monday night. No arrests have yet been made in this attack with a not quite deadly weapon.CBS5
Mayor Gavin Newsom wants to make it illegal not to recycle. Also on his agenda: a citywide ban on bad hair days and khakis. ABC7
FROM THE REST OF THE WEB
Spring is here, hold on to your fixie! Stolen bike database maps locations of bike thefts, also tells you where the hipsters are parked. SF Streetsblog
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