• The Alameda County Health Department reports a number of people were tested for the deadly Wuhan coronavirus. Though, health officials confirm that several of the people who had undergone testing for the virus, each showing like-symptoms for the illness, none (at this time) proved positive. [KPIX]
  • The City of San Francisco has chosen to side-step opening free housing inside an underused Tenderloin parking lot. The Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation was chosen by San Francisco officials to build some seventy affordable studios over nine stories on a lot at Turk and Jones streets, but their proposal is “currently on hold" — again. [Chronicle]
  • Some Oakland homeless are being taught to take matters into their own hands. Living Earth Structures, an eco-conscious and housing-rights empowering nonprofit, has been involved with various homeless communities in the Bay Area, offering know-how and tools on how to erect guerilla housing; the "Gingerbread Hut" — which comes with a small kitchen, a desk area and a loft for a queen-size mattress — is one such building. [KPIX]
  • Former California congressman Fortney 'Pete' Stark has died at the age of 88, per a statement released by Speaker Nancy Pelosi. [Mercury News]
  • A man has been arrested in relation to the body found on Treasure Island last Friday. [KPIX].
  • With a car-free Market Street just days away, here are some answers to your lingering questions on how exactly it'll work. [ABC7]
  • Eight people were arrested in a San Mateo fencing ring bust, each thought to be responsible for $2M worth of stolen goods. [KRON4 / NBC Bay Area]
  • It's true: Rents in Oakland are climbing, while those in SF are leveling out. [Mercury News]
  • Here's a list of Bay Area cafes that people actually talk to one another. [The Bold Italic]

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