• No, you're not crazy — today's date really does read the same way forward and backward. This year’s Super Bowl and Groundhog Day just so happen to fall on an incredibly rare event; the last global palindrome day was over 909 years ago. [CNN]
  • Super Bowl LIV kicks off at 3:30 p.m. (PST), with halftime frivolity brought to you by Shakira and Jennifer Lopez. It's going to be a nail biter, for sure — and SFist contributor Daisy Barringer would have you agree. [CBS Sports/SFist]
  • Two people were taken to a local SF hospital in serious condition after firefighters saved them from a burning home in Visitacion Valley late last night. Fire billowed out the windows at 3326 San Bruno Avenue around 1:15 a.m. today, taking some two hours to control the blaze after first responders arrived on the scene. [Chronicle]
  • A single-family house sold for $535,000 in SF, perhaps the cheapest home to hit the market in years. But like any circumstantially "affordable" home in the Bay Area, this Excelsior District living space is a serious "fixer-upper." [NBC Bay Area]
  • You can absolutely grab great BBQ in Oakland without breaking the bank. [Hoodline]
  • Public transit delays and street closures are probable today, due to the Kaiser Permanente Half Marathon and various Super Bowl festivities. [Twitter @SFMTA]
  • Get a sneak peek at some of this year's Super Bowl ads before they air. [ABC7]
  • A small pro-Trump rally outside the Women’s Building on 18th Street yesterday created a tense, dichotomous display in one of the city's foremost liberal neighborhoods. [Mission Local]
  • Here are five fantastic East Bay hikes to take Fido (or Fida) on after today's big game. [The Bold Italic]

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