• Fallen chunks of concrete beneath an I-80 overpass shut down a SoMa street late Tuesday. The portion of the freeway bridge over Harriett Street, near the Hall of Justice, was deemed structurally sound and the street was reopened. [NBC Bay Area]
  • May Day protests for higher wages are happening worldwide today, and here in the Bay Area construction workers are picketing in Oakland. Hundreds came out to protest developers not hiring local workers from Alameda County. [CBS SF]
  • An off-leash dog killed a rare Guadalupe fur seal pup on Point Reyes National Seashore last week. The incident happened on April 22, and the dog was apparently in an area already restricted from dogs. [CBS SF]
  • Former East Bay Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher has passed away at the age of 67. Tauscher served in the House from 1996 to 2008, and later served as undersecretary at the U.S. Department of Defense. [Politico]
  • Hillsborough parents Bruce and Davina Isackson are the first parents to plead guilty in the college admissions fraud scandal. They paid consultant Rick Singer $600,000 to get their daughter Lauren into UCLA. [ABC 7]
  • A proposal to build a home for teen victims of sex trafficking in the Sequoyah neighborhood of East Oakland has drawn opposition from neighbors. [NBC Bay Area]
  • In addition to a 54-story tower possibly headed to Emeryville, Lennar is proposing a 500-unit "mega-development" on a 9-acre parcel that was home to the former Sherwin-Williams paint factory. [SF Business Times]
  • Your daily dose of real estate porn: This ultra-modern Russian Hill four-bedroom house with three outdoor kitchens and 1,300 square foot of outdoor entertaining space just listed for $14.4 million. [SF Business Times]

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