ENVIRONMENT
300 farm parcels slated for condemnation to make way for Governor Brown’s Delta Tunnels water project

SURVEILLANCE
Why Stockton (and more than 60 other California cities) have ended the use of red light cameras;
Sacramento sheriff mum about use of Stingray device to track citizens’ cellphone calls —without a warrant

PUBLIC INFORMATION
Berkeley debuts open data portal while quietly trashing nearly 40,000 library books