Here's what else you may have missed today:

∙ A Kaiser patient in Fremont was given the news that he was going to die within days via one of those tele-robot video calls from a doctor. The sheer, depressing absurdity of this caused the Associated Press to pick up the story, and the man's family says, "If you’re coming to tell us normal news, that’s fine, but if you’re coming to tell us ... we want to put you on a morphine drip until you die, it should be done by a human being and not a machine." [Associated Press]

∙ A Friday hearing on the mental competency of the suspect in a fatal BART stabbing last July failed to reach any conclusion. 28-year-old John Lee Cowell stands accused of killing 18-year-old Nia Wilson, and a judge has said there is "substantial evidence" that Cowell is not competent to stand trial. [CBS SF]

∙ Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning is in jail again. Manning is being held in civil detention for refusing to testify before a grand jury in a federal Wikileaks investigation. [New York Times]

∙ SoMa West is becoming a new Community Benefit District (CBD). Residents and businesses hope that the area can get cleaned up a bit with new CBD funds. [Hoodline]

The San Francisco District Attorney's office is looking into whether Giants CEO Larry Baer committed a crime in that altercation with his wife. [Chronicle]

In honor of International Women's Day, OpenTable teamed up with the James Beard Foundation to put out a list of the best women-run restaurants around the Bay. [OpenTable]

Upper Haight comics shop Silver Sprocket just moved next door to 1687 Haight (the former Bang On t-shirt shop) to make way for a new dispensary. [Hoodline]

It's not exactly great for the environment, but it's now beach bonfire season, and there are select beaches where you can have one. [7x7]

An update for fans of the "Serial" podcast: Adnan Syed, from Season 1, just lost his appeal. [Patch]