• PG&E has not shut the power off as they warned they might this evening in the North Bay. The utility is holding off from any pre-emptive outages for now. [Chronicle]
  • Despite questions about the efficacy of the current Homeless Outreach Team, the Board of Supervisors just approved a $15 million contract extension. Homeless czar Jeff Kositsky says he will convene a working group to improve the program before its next extension in 2021. [Examiner]
  • Federal prosecutors in California have reportedly opened a criminal inquiry into SF-based Juul Labs. The FTC is already investigating the company's marketing practices, but this inquiry is separate, and the focus of it is unclear. [Wall Street Journal]
  • The evidence prosecutors have in the murder case against Tiffany Li and Kaveh Bayat is pretty chilling. They have cellphone tracking evidence that places Green at Li's Hillsborough mansion the night he disappeared, and then by the Sonoma County road where he was later found. [KRON 4]
  • The new Muni fleet of train cars are breaking down less often than they were. They were breaking down every 3,000 miles when they first came online, and now it's every 8,000 miles. [Examiner]
  • Indicted former Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski had another day in court Tuesday. Outside of the hearing, in which another status update court date was set, Levandowski said, "I have faith in our system, our judge and our jury, and once the truth comes out, my name will be cleared." [CBS SF]
  • Some neighbors near Clinton Park in San Francisco pooled funds to purchase boulders that they placed along a sidewalk to discourage drug dealing and loitering. [NBC Bay Area]
  • Major cellular service providers told the FCC today that they cannot guarantee backup power for cell service in the event of wildfires. [Chronicle]

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