• The westbound lanes of I-980 in Oakland were closed late Friday and into Saturday morning following a fatal collision between a motorcycle and a vehicle. The crash happened just before midnight near the 27th Street exit. [CBS SF]
  • Cesar Pelli, the architect of Salesforce Tower and the Pacific Design Center in L.A., has died at the age of 92. Pelli was a former dean of the Yale School of Architecture, and he died at his home in New Haven. [New York Times]
  • BART had some major delays Friday evening due to a mechanical problem with a train. Trains were delayed in the direction of SFO and Millbrae. [Examiner]
  • The Bay Area Council is aiming to put a sales tax measure on the 2020 ballot that would raise $100 billion for infrastructure projects over 40 years. The measure, called Faster Bay Area, would, for one, pay for the downtown rail extension connecting Caltrain to the Transbay Terminal. [Chronicle]
  • A 48-year-old Palo Alto woman drowned after a fall into the Feather River in Plumas County on Wednesday. Heather Noone was a marriage and family therapist and she apparently slipped and was trapped by a strong current. [CBS SF]
  • Chevron says that an oil spill in the Central Valley near Bakersfield in May and June was caused when crews tried to recap an abandoned oil well. [Associated Press]
  • The Giants are on a seven-game winning streak, and their record is now 49-49 — the first time they've been .500 since the start of the season. [CBS SF]

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