By Sam McManis / The Bulletin
March 25, 2010
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In 1951, Ray Bradbury published a short story, “The Pedestrian,” set in a totalitarian world circa 2050, in which no one walks the streets for pleasure or purpose.
No one except the story’s titular hero, Mr. Leonard Mead. He strolls the sidewalks in early evening, looking....