- The percent occupancy of Airbnbs in the Bay Area was actually lower over the Super Bowl than it was at the same time last year. That's likely due to market glut, with everyone thinking the same thing and renting out on Airbnb at the same time. [Wired]
- Two nuns who serve the homeless and go by the Fraternite Notre Dame Mary of Nazareth Soup Kitchen were in danger of becoming homeless themselves when their landlord threatened to raise rent by 50 percent, as the [Chronicle] reports, but [CBSSF] has word that they've been granted a reprieve and are safe for now.
- The SFMTA has a new “office of innovation.” You know what that means, right? An inspiring new [Medium] post!
- The judge who ruled those racist-texting cops couldn’t be disciplined just retired, and the [Ex] thinks the circumstances are questionable.
Google plans to launch a Virtual Reality headset this year to compete with Facebook's Oculus. [Business Times]
- Want to know what a state of California employee makes? Check the database. [Business Times]
- Yelp's earnings leaked early (they're bad but not that bad) as did news that the company is losing its CFO. [Business Insider]
- Crab fisherman who were hurt by this season's ban are being offered federal aid. [Chron]
- Did a former correctional officer and his wife commit workers’ compensation fraud following his shooting and subsequent paralyzation outside a San Francisco sex club? I don't know, but a judge will decide that says the [Sac Bee].
- The city is preparing to launch a new needle disposal team. Their mission, should they choose to accept it, is to dispose of syringes. [Chron]
UC Berkeley’s "cockroach" robots are unlikely heroes says [CBS 5] but swarms of them could potentially be deployed to fit through cracks and accomplish tasks after, for example, an earthquake or disaster.