Breaking news: the Zodiac Killer is really JFK! Also in the news on May 1st: bye, bye, Culture Bus; prove how much of a Giants fan you are, even in the afterlife; the first backward facing bike I’ve ever seen.


On Wednesday, SoCal resident Deborah Perez somewhat dubiously claimed her stepfather was the infamous Zodiac Killer. Today, his other daughter calls B.S.: she says she can’t see her dad “finding the time to do all those Zodiac killings,” calls her stepsister a user, and plans a press conference of her own. Chron

HA, and Perez apparently told her former employer that her dad was JFK. Same thing, right? SF Weekly

A bank robber recently released from federal prison apparently did not learn her lesson: she tried to rob the same bank she hit during a 2004 robbery spree again, and failed epically. Chron


Oakland bloggers met IRL!

The Culture Bus has been canceled as part of the bemoaned Muni changes. Does anyone care?

Free cab rides on Cinco De Mayo! Unfortunately, the Safe and Sober Free Ride Home program will only take you home, not to your next bar of choice.

Find accessible Bay Area hiking trails.

Have you noticed commuters wearing face masks as a result of Swine Flu paranoia? Eye on Blogs is looking for sightings.

Parents of a 13-year-old Florida boy were shocked when he got on a plane to San Jose unnoticed, presumably not for the same reasons I am (i.e., why, out of all places, San Jose?).

You say you’re a Giants fan for life? Prove it: Christy Vault now offers caskets and urns with their team’s logo. Creepy.

April showers apparently don’t bring May flowers, as of yet: It’s going to rain a lot this Weekend.


The NYT discovers Oakland. NYT

This Palo Alto man is biking across the country on a backwards-facing bike to promote (forward facing?) bike baths. ABC7

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