Local Beat: ‘How Police Profiling Can Go Wrong'; Benefits of High-Speed Rail; Dolores Park Playground Re-Opening; Fast Pass Circa 1983

  • From San Jose Inside: How Police Profiling Can go Wrong
  • The California High Speed Rail Blog says “Once Again, Legislative Analyst Ignores Benefits of High Speed Rail”
  • A report from Richmond Confidential on Richmond resident Mark Abell’s new “alternative classical” album The Dream Gallery
  • A 25-year-old Andean bear named Wishbone has died at the San Francisco Zoo, reports Ocean Beach Bulletin.
  • From Uptown Almanac: After many months of construction, the new Dolores Park playground will open Mar 31.
  • From the San Francisco Citizen, a post called “Even If You Own a Car, You’ve Got to Admit That This Five-Vehicle Crash on Hayes was Pretty Funny.” Photo included.
  • Just for funs, here’s a Fast Pass circa 1983, from Muni Diaries.

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Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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