• Governor Gavin Newsom is digging in his heels, rhetoric-wise, about the future of PG&E, one year after the utility filed for bankruptcy. Newsom repeated his intention to turn PG&E into a state-owned utility if it doesn't resolve its bankruptcy fully by June 30, or he says it will be "a new company." [Chronicle]
  • A man was killed when an Amtrak train collided with his vehicle Wednesday night in Oakland. The crash happened around 9 p.m. near the intersection of 29th Avenue and East 12th Street. [ABC 7]
  • Neighbors in the North Willow Glen area of San Jose are saying that plans to expand train tracks leading to Diridon Station will destroy their neighborhood. [CBS SF]
  • A man is in critical condition after a hit-and-run collision Wednesday morning in downtown Oakland. [KRON4]
  • Friends of Nick Bovis, the SF restaurateur who owns Lefty O'Doul's and Spinnerie who was charged in the federal corruption probe along with DPW Director Mohammed Nuru, are praising his past generosity to children in particular. [Chronicle]
  • Acalanes Union High School District in Lafayette has joined over a dozen other school districts in California that have filed civil lawsuits against Juul seeking damages for financial losses related to students' vaping. [CBS SF]
  • The new executive director of the Port of Oakland is saying that the proposed new A's stadium near Jack London Square "can be achieved if the proper measures are implemented to ensure compatibility with the maritime business." [Bay City News]
  • A Houston man known for making big sports bets flew to Las Vegas to place a $1 million bet on the 49ers to win the Super Bowl. [Chronicle]

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