The Monday Afternoon Cram, 7/23/12


Everything you need to know from today’s front pages

“Green” Homes in California Selling For Higher Prices
Looks like it is easy being green.  

Peet’s Coffee and Tea Sold for Close to $1 Billion
Despite rumors, the Bay Area-based chain wasn’t bought by Starbucks.

Parents in Adelanto, CA Will Be First in Nation to Take Over Failing School
This is the first successful application of the controversial “parent trigger” law.

Battle Lines on Pot-Shop Ban Have Been Drawn
Seems to be a chronic dispute.  

Body of Possible Suicide Jumper Found Downtown
The body was found at Spring and Sixth.   

Mariah Carey Officially Judging American Idol
This is a sweet sweet fantasy come true.  

NCAA Strips Penn State of Wins From 1998-2011
The school is also banned from bowl games for four years.