• The trial begins today for 29-year-old John Lee Cowell, the man accused of murdering 18-year-old Nia Wilson at the MacArthur BART station in July 2018. Cowell was deemed mentally competent to stand trial by several court-appointed psychiatrists. [KRON4]
  • Mourners came together in Oakland's Montclair neighborhood on Sunday to mourn the death of 34-year-old Shuo Zeng, the man who died while chasing down his stolen laptop on New Year's Eve. [CBS SF]
  • Assemblyman Marc Levine (D-San Rafael) continues his crusade to build a new Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, and he'll need $8.2 billion to get it done. [Chronicle]
  • State Senator Scott Wiener is holding a press conference Tuesday to announce that he's bringing back his controversial housing-near-transit bill SB50 this year. [48 Hills]
  • A couple of sideshows in different locations in San Francisco were caught on video on Sunday. [KRON4]
  • A Reno man won $888,000 playing penny slots at the Atlantis Casino on Sunday, and he kept playing and won five more smaller jackpots. [KRON4]
  • Two small earthquakes shook Gilroy early Monday morning. [CBS SF]

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