- From San Jose Blog, this three-minute documentary on how the Hotel Montgomery in San Jose was actually physically moved to make way for a new hotel.
- The Snitch notes that San Francisco's proposed banning of free-toy giveaways with McDonald's Happy Meals and other nutritionally suspect repasts is attracting attention far and wide, including in Scotland.
- BeyondChron's Bernard Marszalek thinks a California state bank is an idea whose time has come.
- From Oakland North: It's Wednesday, do you know who your next mayor is?
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