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Connecting the Dots: Afternoon Edition for Thursday, April 20, 2012


A magnitude 2.4 earthquake struck near the intersection of Ygnacio Valley and Oak Grove roads in Walnut Creek just before 9am this morning. The "microquake" did not apparently result in any major property damange or injuries...

More tumult hit the East Bay's tobacco industry. City officials in Dublin are working on restricting tobacco retailers from selling near locations that children often visit such as parks, schools and daycare centers...

In Santa Clara County, the District Attorney charged two officials from the Mexican American Community Services Agency with diverting upwards of $1 million in employee pension funds. The accused say they used it to cover agency expenses...

Nonprofit employees in San Francisco say they are strapped for cash, and they want the city government to do something about it. Yesterday, hundreds of nonprofit employees gathered outside the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting to complain about the effects of frozen budgets in recent years on their organizations.

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