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Archive for January, 2011

Is the time ripe for congestion tolls on 2 more bridges?

The new practice of charging higher tolls on a Bay Area bridge during busier commute times may expand to the San Mateo and Dumbarton bridges. 

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Posted on Monday, January 31st, 2011
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More corn in your gas tank: more controversy over ethanol

You may have more corn power in your gas tank soon. The federal Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it is approving use of gasoline with up to  15 percent ethanol in car and light truck models from 2001 to 2006. In October, the agency approved the 15 percent ethanol gasoline  - up from 10 percent - for newer models. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Friday, January 21st, 2011
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Sir, why is a goat riding shotgun in your car?

A California Highway Patrol officer recently pulled over a suspected drunk driver with an unusal passenger: a goat riding shotgun. The driver and another man in the car are in trouble because neither claimed to own the goat. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Saturday, January 15th, 2011
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