It’s 6 a.m., 49° and headed to a high of 55°. And rain. Or so they say. Details are here, and bust out those galoshes.

A few items of note:

Some excellent graphics in support of high-speed rail, courtesy of Burrito Justice.

Take your old birth control pills to the cops, or the pharmacy, starting in August. San Francisco is part of a new pilot program intended to keep prescription drugs out of the water supply, writes the Bay Citizen.

Over half of the people killed by cars in this town are pedestrians, writes SF Streetsblog, and helpfully points out roads to avoid (stick to the side streets).

A good day to you all, H.