• An arrest has been made in an August 18 assault in SoMa that left one man dead. 48-year-old Tung Tran was punched near Fifth and Stevenson and later died. [Bay City News]
  • In order to compensate wildfire victims, PG&E is looking to borrow money. The utility is asking the state to borrow money via tax-exempt bonds to cover the estimated $30 billion it may owe. [CBS SF]
  • Pulitzer-Prize winning Bay Area author Alice Walker has stepped in to defend keeping those controversial murals at George Washington High. "If you cover things up, the danger is that you will end up in the same place again, and you won’t even recognize it," she said. [New York Times]
  • 20 children have accused a Menlo Park man of sexual assault. [KRON4]
  • A man was killed early this morning in a hit-and-run near the San Jose State campus. [CBS SF]
  • The ACLU has responded to a proposed ban on all panhandling on BART, calling it unconstitutional. [NBC Bay Area]
  • 1,300 Google employees have signed a pledge not to assist ICE "with any infrastructure, funding, or engineering resources, directly or indirectly, until they stop engaging in human rights abuse." [Broke-Ass Stuart]
  • Union Square businesses are hiring more off-duty cops to provide added security and deter criminals. [KRON4]
  • Scoot says that low-income ridership of its e-schooters has increased tenfold. [Examiner]

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