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SF plans street redesign at crash site; Santa Cruz commission still supports plan to have both trail and rail; State budget includes subsidies for fossil fuel industry; Unhoused camping; More

Proposed changes to West Portal in SF – not car-free. Source: Courtesy Supervisor Myrna Melgar

  • San Francisco plans a street redesign at site of deadly crash (SF Chronicle, SF Standard)
  • Santa Cruz County transportation commission reaffirms support for rail plus trail plan (Santa Cruz Local)
  • BART settles suit on elevator access (East Bay Times)
  • More on SF's parking enforcement sweeps (SF Chronicle)
  • State budget still includes subsidies for fossil fuel industry (Capitol Weekly)
  • A California bill would force industry to pay for pollution (Politico)
  • Disneyland promises electric cars in Autopia by fall of 2026 (LA Times)
  • Supreme Court to weigh in on whether bans against unhoused camping is legal (LA Times, CalMatters)
  • A California bill to outlaw unhoused encampments got spiked (KQED)
  • Google fires employees for protesting (Mercury News)

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