• About 9,000 healthcare industry execs are in town this week for the JPMorgan Healthcare Conference, and some are complaining publicly about the condition of the city's streets, and the prices of things. One pharma exec from Colorado just called San Francisco "the Bill Clinton of cities" because it "squandered itself with its flaws." [Bloomberg]
  • 29-year-old BART station murder suspect John Lee Cowell has, once again, been deemed mentally fit to stand trial. The trial judge ruled on the issue again today after a follow-up evaluation, and as jury selection is beginning. [CBS SF]
  • Uber is kicking off a local pilot program to rent adaptive scooters to people with disabilities. The three-wheeled scooters have to be rented at one of two SF Bike Rentals locations in SF. [TechCrunch]
  • PG&E admitted to a judge on Wednesday that it had not met some of the state-mandated requirements under its ongoing wildfire prevention plan, including tree trimming targets, for last year. [Chronicle]
  • A 68-year-old Oroville woman with dementia who went missing last week was found alive in her car buried in the snow in Butte County, in the Sierra. [ABC 7]
  • New emails revealed in the ongoing college admissions case involving actress Lori McLoughlin and her husband show USC openly courting large donations and saying that that they would "flag" their daughter's application. [New York Times]
  • Pier One Imports is closing 11 of its 16 Bay Area stores, including one in San Francisco. [Chronicle]
  • Another reminder: Brace for heavy rain late tonight. [CBS SF]

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