• Santa Clara police have released details about an incident on Saturday night that led to a panic about a possible mass shooter at the Halloween Haunt at Great America. It turned out to have been a strong-arm robbery that led to a fight that led to someone screaming that there was a shooter. [CBS SF]
  • District 5 SF Supervisor Vallie Brown, who has faced criticism ahead of her November election bid related to an eviction in a building she co-owned in the 1990s, has issued an apology. Court documents have emerged showing that Brown may have misspoken or lied in saying that former tenants who were evicted were not paying rent. [Examiner]
  • Governor Gavin Newsom says he has convinced PG&E to issue credits to some power customers who have lost power in the shutoffs. [Chronicle]
  • SF police say they have a suspect in custody in an October 17 assault on a woman and her child near Union Square. [CBS SF]
  • Contra Costa County prosecutors are investigating possible juror misconduct in the mistrial of sexual assault suspect and ballet instructor Viktor Kabaniaev. [KQED]
  • The New York Times looks at the "spectrum of misery and recovery" following the 2017 wildfires in Wine Country, which left the relatively wealthy and insured with nicer homes than they started with, and others with nothing. [NYT]
  • Southern California Edison, PG&E's counterpart to the south, is now saying that its equipment likely sparked the 2018 Woolsey Fire in Los Angeles County. [Associated Press]

Photo from Great America's Halloween Haunt by Annie Lesser for SFist.