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  • A motorcyclist splits lanes on the I-405 freeway in Los Angeles.


CHP Drops Lane Splitting Guidelines

Today at 10:30am

Last year, for the first time, the California Highway Patrol posted safety guidelines for motorcyclists who ride in the space between lanes. But earlier this month, the CHP removed the guidelines without explanation.

  • Refugee children participate in a tutoring program

The California Report

More Refugee Somali Girls Bound for College

Today at 4:30pm

For many Somali refugee girls in San Diego, heading to college means breaking ties with more than the comforts of home. We look at a cultural shift that has Somali girls outpacing their male counterparts.

  • Tim Gunn

Fresh Air

Tim Gunn

Today at 1:00pm

With "Project Runway" starting a new season, the show features an interview from February with designer and judge Tim Gunn. He'll talk about his life, including his difficult adolescence.

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The Do List

Cy Musiker and David Wiegand scout the Bay Area for things to do this coming weekend and turn up New Orleans-born space music, a festival celebrating influential Mexican performers, and much more.

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    The California Report

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  • The Do List

    The Do List

    Cy Musiker and David Wiegand on the hottest tickets and shows in Northern California.

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