• Following today's bombshell news about the arrest of DPW director Mohammed Nuru, details are emerging about the corruption case against him. Nuru was apparently recorded strong-arming an airport commissioner to get friend Nick Bovis a lease at SFO for one of his restaurants, and he apparently helped Bovis secure a lease at the Transbay Transit Center as well. [48 Hills]
  • A ceremonial baby magnolia tree was planted in Golden Gate Park today as part of a media kickoff event for the park's 150th birthday celebration. It's the first 150 new trees to be planted as part of the sesquicentennial, which also will include a big Ferris wheel. [Chronicle]
  • The Berkeley City Council is voting tonight on a measure to allow up to 25 RVs to park in city-owned lots during non-business hours. The city will give priority for the parking spots to families with children. [Chronicle]
  • There will be a hefty traffic cop presence on Market Street tomorrow making sure no private cars go down it, and they'll apparently go easy on tickets for at least the first day. [Bay City News]
  • Oakland just opened its seventh "community cabin" site with 38 beds in tiny-house shelters for the homeless. [CBS SF]
  • Sorry, Niners Faithful: The Chiefs have the Las Vegas odds in their favor to win the Super Bowl on Sunday, but only slightly. [USA Today]
  • Facebook and Ford are among the big companies banning travel to China for their employees. [CNN]
  • iPhone sales made a big comeback last year and Apple just posted a record quarter. [CNN]

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