• Presidential candidate and California Senator Kamala Harris spoke in San Francisco Thursday at the 75th anniversary of the African American newspaper the Sun-Reporter. Harris is lagging behind Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders in a new Monmouth University poll. [KTVU]
  • Uber priced its IPO shares right around the bottom of the previously announced price range, at $45. The price is sure to be a disappointment to some investors and executives, and the price may bounce up due to demand when it starts trading around noon. [New York Times][Yahoo Finance]
  • Another Ghost Ship tenant testified at trial Thursday, saying he had never felt so at home as he did at the collective. Jose Avalos broke down as he described escaping the flames with his two dogs, and bumping into a woman who seemed lost whom he told to follow him, but whom he lost in the smoke. [East Bay Times]
  • Tubbs Fire victims in Santa Rosa say they're being put off by a contractor who's been paid to rebuild their homes. In some cases, construction is many months behind and the contractor is demanding more money. [ABC 7]
  • A suspect has been arrested after a series of overnight arsons in Dublin. [CBS SF]
  • BART is reminding East Bay passengers heading to Pleasant Hill that the tracks between there and Concord will be closed this weekend and several consecutive weekends. Shuttle buses will be provided between the stations instead. [NBC Bay Area]
  • There are 15 sets of twins in a single graduating class this year at Pittsburg High School. [ABC 7]
  • A newly renovated playground at McLaren Park will have stunning views of the city. [SFGate]

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