• The power outage that disabled Muni during the morning commute today was caused by a third-party construction firm that struck a major power line, PG&E says. Power was restored for most customers by this afternoon. [ABC 7]
  • In response to public outcry and protest, the city is delaying a planned closure of the adult residential mental health facility at SF General. The 55-bed facility has notably only been half full, and the city has planned to transition some of these beds to the onsite homeless Navigation Center at the hospital. [Examiner]
  • It turns out that Facebook has suspended tens of thousands of third-party apps for improperly scraping user data since the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The revelation comes ahead of some unsealing of documents in a case in Massachusetts brought by the attorney general there. [CBS SF]
  • PG&E has issued a broad alert about the possibility of power shutoffs around the Bay Area Monday and Tuesday. The potential shutoffs are the company's defense against the possibility of sparking wildfires in hot, dry weather conditions, though it seems as though high winds are the thing that will trigger the actual shutoffs. [ABC 7]
  • President Trump just put forward a former advisor to former Attorney General Jeff Sessions as a nominee to the Ninth Circuit for the second time. The Senate never took up the nomination of assistant U.S. Attorney Patrick J. Bumatay the first time and it expired, and both Senators Feinstein and Harris have dismissed Bumatay as inexperienced. [CBS SF]
  • A new piece of public art out on Treasure Island was made from old Bay Bridge steel girders, and it vibrates. [ABC 7]
  • SF-based wearable device-maker FitBit is considering a sale to an investment bank. [SF Business Times]
  • Only about 75 people showed up at the gates of Area 51 at a Nevada Air Force Base this morning, not thousands. [Associated Press]
  • Ten Democrats vying for the 2020 nomination are gathering for an LGBTQ issues forum in Iowa this evening, but Bernie won't be there. [New York Times]

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