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Today’s Headlines

8:37 AM PDT on May 11, 2020

    • San Diego embraces slow streets (NBC)
    • Pro-fossil fuels group threatens a protest "with no social distancing" to stop a vote on banning natural gas (LA Times)
    • Tesla flaunts shelter-in-place orders (CNBC); Elon pitches a fit (CBS12)
    • Cities that rely on sales taxes are really scrambling right now (CalMatters)
    • Bay Area cities start looking for cuts (SF Chronicle)
    • "Global Clean Energy" buys Bakersfield refinery, will convert to renewable diesel (Green Car Congress)
    • L.A. air quality improved - for a short time (Daily Bruin)
    • Santa Barbara is "ready to reopen" (Santa Ynez Valley News)
    • Pandemic is an opportunity to rethink city design (Modesto Bee)
    • Europe sees Airbnb slump as a chance to reclaim some housing (The Guardian)
    • England to invest big time in bicycling, walking facilities (Forbes)
    • Aramark backs down from threat to quickly evict employees it laid off in Yosemite (KMPH)
    • Blue ribbon task force to "guide recovery of transit network" in Bay Area (The Press)
    • Construction firm gets $8m bonus from Caltrans for finishing early (Island Packet)

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