• PG&E restored power to 95 percent of customers who lost it as of 10 p.m. on Wednesday. The utility said it had found 55 instances of wind-related damage to its equipment statewide. [ABC 7]
  • Inmates at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin staged a hunger strike Wednesday. The inmates say they are protesting "slave labor" and unsanitary living conditions. [East Bay Times]
  • Winds have died down, and the Halloween weather forecast is clear and cool. [KTVU]
  • PG&E intends to give rebates to customers who lost power, but only relating to the October 9 shutoffs. [East Bay Times]
  • The YWCA honored Dr. Christine Blasey Ford with their Silicon Valley Empowerment Award yesterday. [ABC 7]
  • Altria just wrote down the valuation of Juul Labs by a third, or $14 billion. [SF Business Times / Chronicle]
  • The U.S. House of Representatives is taking a formal vote this morning to authorize an impeachment inquiry and laying down rules for next steps. [New York Times]
  • House Speaker and SF Rep. Nancy Pelosi has been quoting Thomas Paine a lot in regards to the impeachment, saying "The times have found us." [Chronicle]

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