Wednesday Must Reads: AC Transit Strike Averted; Blame for Oscar Grant’s Death to Shift to Anthony Pirone

Stories you shouldn’t miss:

1. AC Transit bus drivers called off their planned strike for today after reaching a tentative deal on a new contract last night with the transit agency’s management, the Trib reports. The new deal calls for a 9.5 percent raise over three years, and would require drivers, mechanics, and dispatchers to pay an increasingly larger share of their health-care costs.

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