• Despite the city's best efforts – even after adding a "poop patrol" last year– complaints of pubic pooping seem to be ... mounding. According to a recent analysis conducted by RentHoop, SF saw the largest amount of complaints from January to November, estimated at 25,000 or so, it's ever recorded during that time period; the majority of those complaints were cited in the Tenderloin and Nob Hill neighborhoods. [KRON 4]
  • Amidst their major financial and legal woes — including likely selling the $400 million office building they just bought — Juul Labs is the subject of a newly damning New York Times piece. The piece details how new documents are shedding light on how Juul apparently knowingly targeted teenagers to sell its vape products. [New York Times]
  • After (arguably) one of her better debate performances, what do Oaklanders think of Harris? Spoiler alert: For one, they think she could be more present. [NYT]
  • The two men arrested this Thursday in relation to the Orinda Party Shooting have been identified as twenty-somethings Domico Dones and Fredrick Johnson. [SF Examiner]
  • Catapulted projectiles from the side of the road are plaguing drivers along the 101 in Prunedale, the most recent victim being a Carmel High School football player. [ABC 7]
  • Blue Bottle (finally) opened its Santana Row cafe in San Jose after some setbacks. [Mercury News]
  • Vallejo hip-hop legend E-40 is the instant noodle product model we never knew we needed – but are completely here for. [Eater SF]

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