...But of these sophisms and elenchs of merchandise I skill not...
Milton, Areopagitica

Except he had found the
standing sea-rock that even this last
Temptation breaks on; quieter than death but lovelier; peace
that quiets the desire even of praising it.

Jeffers, Meditation On Saviors



June report from the Division of Occupation Safety and Health

Police are treating the San Francisco Zoo as a crime scene this afternoon, one day after a 350-pound tiger escaped and fatally mauled a 17-year-old San Jose boy before attacking two other men 300 yards away.
A 48-year-old man was killed Monday night on Interstate 880 in Oakland, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The man was on foot in the northbound lanes of the freeway near Seventh Street when he was hit at 7:40 p.m., the CHP said, and the roadway was closed for nearly two hours.
A state investigation later ruled that the zoo was at fault for the attack because of the way the cages were configured.
State Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS):
2005 Annual Report of Fatal and Injury Motor Vehicle Traffic Collisions
Table 8A - Collisions and Persons Killed/Injured by City, County, and Road Classification, 2005
San Francisco - 32/3797

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