Some info about MLK Jr. Day in San Francisco on Monday:

In Oakland, Monday will be an enforcement holiday — no enforcement, i.e. — in terms of parking regulations.

In San Jose, there will be no parking meter enforcement.

BART will run on a Saturday schedule.

Here’s a list of MLK Jr. Day schedules for most Bay Area transit systems, from And here are lists of holiday weekend events in Oakland and the South Bay.

Finally, lest we start to focus too much on free parking, here’s Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is the host and editor of KQED’s health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED’s daily news blog, News Fix. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. He was also the editor of, which documented user-generated content about the financial crisis and recession. Jon is also a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S. He has written about film for his own blog and studied film at Boston University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College.

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