• KRON4 meets up and walks around with a gay man and military vet who likes to wear his MAGA hat around the Castro. His also conservative boyfriend likes to wear a Border Patrol hat. Eyeroll. [KRON 4]
  • A debris fire in the Transbay Tube caused a full system shutdown on BART right as rush hour was beginning. The fire was cleared and trains began running again at 6 p.m., but systemwide delays continue. [ABC 7]
  • As we get set for more PG&E shutoffs tomorrow, a federal judge is now slapping the utility with a new mandate, regarding the last shutoffs. The judge has ordered PG&E to explain the 100+ instances of equipment damage and downed branches on power lines during the shutoffs two weeks ago, and determine which of those could have caused a fire, and which happened in areas where trees were properly trimmed. [NBC Bay Area]
  • A suspect in the theft of a $100,000 ring in Manteca apparently had hidden the ring "inside his body" but did not swallow it, say police. Sounds like he had it where the sun don't shine. [KCRA]
  • Lyft now says it expects to be profitable a year earlier than previously expected, leading to an uptick in the company's stock price. [Wall Street Journal]
  • A group of teachers at Berkeley High School staged a "sickout" or "wildcat strike" today in order to pressure the school district into meeting their contract demands. [Berkeleyside]
  • Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband now face bribery charges in the college admissions scandal, and their two daughters are no longer enrolled at USC. [KRON 4]
  • Over 1,100 people from 86 countries became American citizens at a naturalization ceremony at the Paramount Theater in Oakland last week. [Oakland North]

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