ASSEMBLY | Motorcycle lane-splitting bill passed by California Assembly (San Jose Mercury News) Assemblymember Bill Quirk says motorcycles weaving through traffic safer

California Assembly Moves to Make It Harder for Dumb People to Do Stupid Things (San Francisco Magazine) Well-meaning bills that could have unintended effects on state initiative process

OAKLAND | Activists Work to Stop East Bay Coal Exports (East Bay Express) Controversial Oakland developer was against bringing coal through the Oakland Army Base before he was for it

Ten FBI Agents Joining Oakland Police Department (East Bay Express) Conspiracy theorist will say the FBI has always been in the shadows in Oakland since the 1930s

FREMONT | Balanced Fremont budget anticipated for upcoming fiscal year (San Jose Mercury News) Fremont is rolling in dough, too, with 8 percent bump in revenues