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BART Citizen Review Board ... Petition Aims to Change Half Dome Climbing Policy

BART Citizen Review Board Investigates Fatal Shooting
BART's Citizen Review Board is now investigating last week's fatal police shooting of a man at San Francisco's Civic Center station. As KQED's Mina Kim reports, the committee provides public oversight of BART Police.

Hikers Launch Petition to Change Half Dome Climbing Policy
Hikers frustrated with a current policy at Yosemite National Park are launching an online petition drive. They want the park to allow more people to make the famously grueling climb up Half Dome rock. Yosemite currently limits access to 400 people a day. To reserve a space, hikers are supposed to apply for permits online -- but some visitors complain that too many scalpers are buying them up.

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