Today’s Headlines

  • Santa Cruz will hold annual Light Up the Night bike ride this Saturday (Santa Cruz Sentinel)
  • In Davis on Thursday: A forum to learn about cap-and-trade (Davis Enterprise)
  • Yes, Californians will need to pay for better transportation (Sacramento Bee)
  • Bakersfield Congressional rep McCarthy flouts his clout, exposes Chao as a “tool,” stomps on Bay Area business interests (Sacramento Bee)
  • Senator Feinstein banters with constituents, but not at a town hall (Sacramento Bee)
  • Governor Brown takes action on water, transportation infrastructure repairs (Lake County News)  (LA Times)
  • Cities try to lower speed limits to reduce deaths (Washington Post)
  • California affordable housing developers uncertain about proposed federal tax plan (LA Times)
  • Prohibiting dense development promotes traffic (LA Times)

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