∙ Assemblyman and former SF Supervisor David Chiu has proposed creating a housing authority just for the Bay Area. The controversial plan sounds a bit like a resurrected redevelopment agency (remember those?) in which affordable housing is funded through various mechanisms, including bond measures and taxes. [Chronicle]

∙ Police are seeking two 18-year-old female suspects who assaulted a Muni driver who confronted them about not paying their fare. The incident happened Wednesday afternoon on the 37-Corbett line, and the suspects also stole the driver's backpack before fleeing. [CBS SF]

∙ Another day, another angry-making PG&E headline. The utility asked a judge to permit them to be able to dole out $235 million in bonuses, despite bankruptcy, so long as they meet new safety goals. [CBS SF]

∙ After all of that rain, less than one percent of the land in California remains in drought status. That's the lowest percentage at any time in last seven years, and down from 48 percent a year ago. [East Bay Times]

Facebook just announced a plan to crack down on anti-vaxxers spreading misinformation. [New York Times]

An East Oakland coffee shop was the victim of an armed robbery Thursday in which customers' laptops were stolen. [Bay City News]

City College, which is running at a $31M deficit, is trying to get more of its staff to retire by expanding an incentive program. [Examiner]

The Immigrant Yarn Project, now on display at Fort Point, includes an American flag knitted by former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. [KQED]