( JANE TYSKA )
Not everyone is happy with new BART car design

Members of a San Francisco-based group for the disabled made their feelings known about a proposed new BART car design they think is bad for wheelchairs and service dogs. 
Guest opinion: Berkeley boost for electric-vehicle charging options
Making electric vehicles an everyday sight on Berkeley's streets is a core component of the city's ambitious plan to tackle global warming. As part of the its Climate Action Plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions by one-third by 2020, Berkeley is dedicated to promoting the use of vehicles that run on 

 
Gas hits $4 a gallon in California once again
An increase of 10 to 15 cents more is expected through the spring and summer.