• At his paid speech gig today in SF, Barack Obama stressed the importance of nuance and incrementalism in politics. "In so many of the issues we talk about now, we just talk about absolutes," the former president said. "Nuance is not fashionable." [Chronicle]
  • More trouble for Juul: CBS and CNN have said they won't accept any more advertising from e-cigarette companies. Even after the government has signaled a growing crackdown on vaping, Juul has continued to run its "Make the Switch" campaign aimed at cigarette smokers. [CNBC]
  • A new "study" by WalletHub found San Francisco was rated the #7 "most fun" city in the U.S. But how reliable could this thing be if it found Boston was more fun than SF? [KRON 4]
  • A police vehicle struck and injured a pedestrian in Redwood City this morning as the officer was responding to a call about a home invasion robbery. The officer apparently lost control on a slick roadway in the rain. [Bay City News]
  • UC President Janet Napolitano just announced she'll be stepping down next year after seven years on the job. [Chronicle]
  • Beto O'Rourke was in the Bay Area today visiting inmates at San Quentin and appearing on a podcast they produce. [ABC 7]
  • Trump raised $3 million for his re-election campaign at that Portola Valley fundraiser yesterday. [CBS SF]
  • An American Airlines mechanic accused of tampering with a Bahamas-bound plane in Miami in July was found to have an ISIS video on his phone. [CNN]

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