• Higher minimum wages went into effect today in seven Bay Area cities. The biggest bumps are in Alameda, Fremont, and Milpitas. [East Bay Times]
  • An early morning crash in Santa Rosa involving an SUV and a teenage girl at the wheel left one girl dead. The single-car crash occurred at 12:30 a.m. on Skyfarm Drive, and the two passengers were ejected from the vehicle. [Chronicle]
  • A 30-year-old man was fatally shot early Sunday at the intersection of Fillmore and Geary Streets. Nothing is known about the suspects except that they were in an SUV. [Hoodline]
  • A 30-year-old man who was shot last Thursday morning in the Bayview district has died from his injuries. The man was shot near the  Alice Griffith Apartments, and it marks the sixth homicide in the district so far this year. [Bay City News]
  • A grand jury in Alameda County released a scathing report on the Oakland Unified School District and the ways in which it spends money. The report found that the district "spends near or below the median sample on the needs of students while spending sometimes far above the median on non-classroom administrative, central office staff, contractors and consultants." [SF Business Times]
  • Hazmat crews at Facebook HQ today waited for the FBI to arrive to investigate the suspicious package that tested positive for sarin. The team is still treating the situation at the mail facility as a potential public health risk. [Bay City News]
  • They've pretty much been gone in town for a while, but the ban on plastic straws actually went into effect in San Francisco today. [ABC 7]
  • Rich Table chef de cuisine Brandon Rice is opening his own restaurant early next year at Mariposa and Florida called Ernest, in the former Coffee Bar space. [Eater]
  • Out in East Oakland, the long-awaited, much-delayed 4505 Burgers & BBQ outpost finally opened on Friday, complete with a retro-fab sign. [Eater]

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