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8:47 AM PST on December 15, 2016

    • New city council sworn in, immediately approves bikeways (Highland News)
    • Uber tests self-driving cars in San Francisco—claims state law does not apply to them (LA Times)
    • Hands-free phones are just as dangerous for drivers as hand-helds (ABC)
    • Governor Brown says California won't give in on climate policy (Sacramento Bee)
    • Rapid rise in methane emission surprise scientists (Guardian)
    • Climate change is being fought at the local level (The Nation)
    • Manufacturers in L.A. agree to cut emissions (LA Daily News)
    • USDOT conducts Leadership Academy to empower community members (Fast Lane)
    • YIMBYs: Housing You Matters in San Diego (Price Tags)
    • Caltrans sued for violating homeless people's rights (East Bay Express)  (Indy Bay)

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