• San Francisco Superior Court Judge Michael Bergert released a man from jail Monday who has failed to appear in court 17 times since 2015. 33-year-old David Wesser's pit bull was fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy when deputies attempted to serve a bench warrant for Wesser at his SRO last week. [CBS SF]
  • The chief of police in the city of Richmond has been ousted after a vote of no confidence by rank-and-file officers. The city manager announced Friday that Assistant Chief Bisa French would be taking over as acting chief from Allwyn Brown, who has held the job for three years. [NBC Bay Area]
  • Three more victims in November's Camp Fire have been positively identified. Only two victims' remains are still unidentified, and this group of three were 68-year-old Isabel Webb, 79-year-old Herbert Alderman, and 81-year-old Evelyn Cline, all of Paradise. [Associated Press]
  • The detection of two Oriental fruit flies in Saratoga has prompted a pesticide treatment for a 1.5-mile radius. The invasive species can ruin fruit crops. [CBS SF]
  • Two SF supervisors today are introducing legislation to compel the Department of Public Health to fill 23 empty, longterm psychiatric beds at the Adult Residential Facility at SF General. The beds have been left empty due to staffing issues, while severely mentally ill patients roam the streets untreated. [Chronicle]
  • The Walker Fire in Plumas National Forest has grown to 44,000 acres. [ABC 7]
  • A deadline is looming for 59 residents of an affordable apartment complex in Mountain View who are being forced out so the building can convert to market-rate. [KRON 4]
  • Mattel is releasing a limited edition Dia De Los Muertos Barbie this year, face paint and all. [ABC 7]

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