Today’s Headlines

  • SoCal Senator Josh Newman responds to recall effort (Sacramento Bee, LA Times)
  • Judge denies bid to block sale of bonds for high-speed rail (Sacramento Bee)
  • The historic significance of the transportation bill (SPUR)
    • Another CA legislator tries to label transportation bill’s side deals illegal (Bakersfield Now)
    • Republican Senator bemoans newly raised gas taxes (Daily Bulletin)
  • Republicans decide to engage on details of cap and trade, rather than just fight it (LA Times)
  • How teen mob attacked passengers on BART (SF Chronicle)
  • Upland City Council rescinds approval of a mixed-use development in downtown core (Daily Bulletin)
  • CA DMV finalizing rules on autonomous vehicles (Sacramento Bee)

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Brown signs cap-and-trade extension (LA Times, NPR, Sacramento Bee) Cap-and-trade bill protects agriculture industry (Modesto Bee) (SF Chronicle) Cap-and-trade is a powerful climate tool (Environmental Defense Fund) Cap-and-trade, Chevron, and institutional racism (Alternet) Meanwhile Britain follows France’s lead: will ban sale of all diesel, gas powered cars from 2040 (Guardian) Good public transportation is key […]