Today’s Headlines

  • Examiner Does Funny Bit of Adding to Make BART Unions Look Bad. Bottom Line: Talks Expensive
  • Doyle Drive Closure This Weekend While Crews Cut Down Trees (SF Gate) (Examiner)
  • Wrongful-Death Lawsuit Filed by Parents of a Boy Killed by Truck in Berkeley (SF Gate)
  • Caltrans Re-opens Richmond Bridge Toll Booth Where Worker Fatally Shot (CoCo Times)
  • Marin Deputies Watched While Richmond Bridge Shooter Went on Rampage (CoCo Times)
  • Four Children Seriously Injured in Pittsburg Car Crash Weren’t Buckled In (CoCo Times) (Merc)
  • New AAA Study Shows Dangers of Driving While Medicated, Particularly for Seniors (Sac Bee)
  • Driver Using Oxycontin Not Charged for Crushing Girl-Scout Mom, Forcing Leg Amputation (SF Gate)
  • Port of Oakland Truckers Scramble to Install Diesel Retrofits (Oak Trib)
  • Mr Roadshow Anticipates Opening of Tunnels at Devil’s Slide on Rt. 1 (Merc)
  • Perverse Op-Ed Tries to Make Federalism Argument About Texting-While-Driving Ban (Examiner)
  • In Memoriam: "Cash for Clunkers" (SF Gate) (Sac Bee)
  • Subsidizing Car Purchases: Smart or Dumb? Kossacks Weigh In
  • Traffic Noise Could Be Ruining Sex-Life of Urban Frogs in Australia (AP, via Merc)

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