We're still reeling from the news that Robin Williams was found dead today. Here's some less tragic news in the Bay Area.

  • A new San Francisco ordinance, which starts this week, blocks larger employers, city contractors, and housing providers from inquiring about an applicant's criminal record before a job or lease offer is made. [CBS San Francisco]

  • Oakland is training its hospitality and customer service workers to help make the city a tourist destination. [San Francisco Business Times]

  • Have you noticed those obnoxious ads displayed on the 49ers field? [SBNation]

  • A squirrel tries to hijack a KRON 4 reporter's story. [KRON 4]

  • Photo messaging app Snapchat is super popular among millennials. [TechCrunch]