--Dog culture in San Francisco. [The Chron.]

--Naked protestors embracing trees in Oakland. [KGO 7; more pictures at the Chron]

--Teen shot in the Mission Saturday night. [the SFist tips line -- other links here.]

--There's lots of accidents on the 80/880 interchange. [Oakland Trib.]

--What happened to that con artist who pretended to be a track star at Palo Alto High and then at Princeton? [SJ Merc News.]

--Trial starts tomorrow for the options backdaters at Brocade Communications. [SJ Merc News].

Picture by Steve Rhodes.