• City officials say they'll deploy more police and safety officers throughout San Francisco tomorrow to handle the expected Super Bowl festivities. Some streets are expected to close as well, all this coming just a few weeks after officers in riot gear shut down areas of the Mission District during the NFC Championship game on January 19th. [SF Examiner]
  • Katrina Rozelle Pastries and Desserts closes all its locations in the East Bay. Katrina Rozelle, the award-winning pastry chef behind the cake and bakery shops, has been in the business for some 33 years, but she wants to semi-retire; Rozelle is currently writing a "tell-all" cookbook, which will include recipes from the shop. [KPIX]
  • The coronavirus is now responsible for 257 deaths, with seven people sickened in the United States. Yesterday we learned of the first case in the Bay Area, a man in Santa Clara County who did not show severe symptoms. [ABC7]
  • One man — and his dog — died in an early-morning fire at Walnut Creek's The Keys condominium complex. [ABC7]
  • A Floridian-turned-San-Franciscan developed an app to help you hunt down your next favorite cafe. [Mission Local]
  • San Francisco’s historically all-boys Riordan High School will start accepting girls. [SFgate]
  • An 11-year-old 6th grader from Claire Lilienthal School in San Francisco lent their voice to Netflix's animated preschooler show “Go Go Cory Carson!" [KPIX]
  • Castro's 'Dapper Dog' closed yesterday, serving its last round of wieners in The Castro. [Hoodline]
  • From doggy dryers to invisible keyboards, buckets of odd contraptions came out of Silicon Valley last month. [The Bold Italic]

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