Friday Must Read: ‘Apple Picking’ Surges on BART; State Lawmakers Introduce a Bevy of Gun Control Laws

Stories you shouldn’t miss:

1. The theft of smartphones and tablets is skyrocketing in the Bay Area, particularly on mass transit, including BART, the Chron reports. The number of electronic devices stolen on BART doubled in 2012 compared to the year before. Thieves especially target iPhones and iPads. It’s called “Apple Picking.”

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