On April 7, gay marriage triumphs in Vermont; a California man pleads guilty to selling 14-year-old daughter for money, beer, and meat; and MUNI considering declaring fiscal emergency, hiking fares in the face of their $129 million deficit.

THIS AFTERNOON’S TOP STORIES

Sandra Cantu’s body found in a suitcase and police considering church pastor as a suspect. ABC7, Chron, CBS5, CBS5, Chron

18-year old teen, Luis Suarez, shot and killed in Santa Rosa. Chron, CBS5

Vermont legalizes gay marriage, becoming the fourth state to do so and the first with a legislative vote. ABC7, Chron

FROM THE SF CHRONICLE

Not rain, nor sleet, nor snow will stop them Giants’ fans; though, maybe it was just rain, today. Chron

More on the California man, Marcelino de Jesus Martinez, who plead no contest to selling 14-year-old daughter for $16,000, beer, and meat. Yes, this is for serious. Chron

FROM CBS5

University of California accepting fewer applicants this year. CBS5

The Oakland Athletics slate their opening home game to honor fallen police officers. CBS5

San Jose plots to lure away the Athletics–better watch out, Oakland. CBS5

Gang members suspected in shooting of local rival gang member in Antioch. CBS5

Family sues SF over possible role of failed sanctuary policy in triple murder of father and sons. CBS5

Oakland ‘Security Ambassadors’ taking a bite out of crime. CBS5

Drug charge leads to arrest of fugitive suspect in 1998 shooting. CBS5

Census Bureau starts 2010 population count in CA. CBS5

Good Samaritan jumps in to save Hayward man from shed fire. CBS5

Man arrested after attempting to commit armed robbery in Petaluma. CBS5

Richmond man arrested after making verbal threats with a knife to a mother and child in Novato. CBS

A 16-year-old arrested for Fairfield home burglary. CBS5

FROM ABC7

MUNI considers declaring fiscal emergency in facing $129 million deficit. ABC7

Local veterans pulling themselves up by their own proverbial bootstraps. ABC7

FROM THE SF WEEKLY

San Francisco gang blamed for Hawaii crime wave. Snitch

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  • generic

    I’m so sick of this rap being laid on California’s doorstep.

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints DIDN’T SPEND $ IN IOWA.
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints DIDN’T SPEND $ IN VERMONT.

    How far do you think $10 million in advertising would have gone in those tiny media markets? Cause that’s what they spent in this one.

  • generic

    I’m so sick of this rap being laid on California’s doorstep.

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints DIDN’T SPEND $ IN IOWA.
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints DIDN’T SPEND $ IN VERMONT.

    How far do you think $10 million in advertising would have gone in those tiny media markets? Cause that’s what they spent in this one.