• A 28-year-old woman was shot and killed while allegedly trying to break into her ex-boyfriend's home in Dublin last night. A 28-year-old accomplice was also shot and wounded, and the shooter was a male resident who authorities say was acting in self-defense. [KTVU]
  • California Highway Patrol says it made 491 DUI arrests statewide on New Year's Eve. [KRON4]
  • A fire at a homeless encampment in West Berkeley injured at least one person today. [Berkeleyside]
  • Some early drought predictions for the coming year appear to be wrong, and snowpack in the Sierra shows 90 percent of normal water content for the new year. [Chronicle]
  • The man who died after being dragged by the getaway vehicle of a laptop thief in Oakland on Tuesday was supposed to celebrate his birthday that night. [ABC7]
  • Video shows a man who dumbly walked out onto some rocks on Bonny Doon Beach on December 20 and got hurled off them by a big wave. [Chronicle]
  • The process of trying to erect a statue honoring the late Maya Angelou in San Francisco begins again this year. [Curbed]
  • Self-help author Marianne Williamson still isn't giving up her 2020 presidential bid despite not qualifying for the last couple of debates, but she has not laid off her entire campaign staff. [Associated Press]

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