• A carjacking in San Leandro led to a police chase Thursday night that resulted in the car crashing into a Castro Valley home. The incident involving a juvenile suspect began around midnight, and included a second carjacking and a second crash on Grove Way in Castro Valley, where the suspect was taken into custody. [CBS SF]
  • Two elderly women inside the home that the car crashed into are shaken up but uninjured. The car narrowly missed hitting their bedrooms. [ABC 7]
  • A car was hit with five bullets during rush hour traffic on I-880 in Hayward Thursday. One bullet blew out a tire, but no one was injured. [CBS SF]
  • Protests are expected as Santa Cruz city officials and police are clearing a large homeless encampment today. The so-called Ross Camp, behind a Ross Dress For Less store, is home to 60 to 70 people. [ABC 7]
  • State officials are removing some quantity of radioactive material from an unoccupied home in San Carlos this morning. [Chronicle]
  • The Historic Preservation Commission voted unanimously to create an LGBTQ Cultural District in the Castro. [Examiner]
  • A Los Altos-based company has come up with a unique treatment for pancreatic cancer that kept one woman alive an extra three years. [NBC Bay Area]

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