• According to new data, the number of fatal drug overdoses in San Francisco soared to over 300 in 2019. The deaths were largely attributed to fentanyl, but methamphetamine was also a culprit. [Examiner]
  • Police are seeking three suspects in a home invasion robbery in Pleasanton. A woman says she was awoken to the sound of breaking glass around 3:45 a.m. Sunday, and she was confronted at gunpoint by two men demanding cash. [KRON4]
  • Fears of a global coronavirus pandemic are on the rise after spikes in confirmed cases and more lockdowns in Italy, Iran, and South Korea. An announcement about an ease of the lockdown in Wuhan, China was also quickly walked back, and global stock markets are diving. [New York Times]
  • Diamond Princess cruise passengers still quarantined at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield will starting being released on March 2. There are still some newly confirmed infections among the evacuees, and no one yet knows where they can be moved to. [Mercury News]
  • A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter following the collision death of his 2-year-old nephew on Sunday afternoon in Fairfield. [Bay City News]
  • A 20-year-old woman and her 18-year-old boyfriend are suspected of killing their three roommates over a possible rent dispute in the SoCal town of Hemet. [KRON4]
  • Former Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner, now with the Diamondbacks, has reportedly been competing in professional rodeos under the alias Mason Saunders for several years. [CBS SF]
  • The Chase Center just celebrated its millionth guest Sunday night at a Warriors game against the Pelicans, and it was Livermore resident Alden Faught (and the Warriors lost). [CBS SF]

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