• Santa Clara County now has 11 coronavirus cases. Of those, two are cases of community transmission, and two remain under investigation. [Bay City News]
  • Both Contra Costa and Placer counties have recorded their first cases of the virus, with the Placer County case coming from the same cruise ship to Mexico where a Sonoma County patient was infected. [Chronicle]
  • The World Health Organization has now come out saying that the mortality rate from the coronavirus could be 3.4%, far higher than previously believed, though the figure is evolving. [SFGate]
  • Prop 13, the big school bond measure, appears headed for defeat. [Mercury News]
  • Voters in the North Bay rejected a 30-year extension of a quarter-cent sales tax increase to pay for the SMART train's operations. [KTVU]
  • Votes are still being tallied in SF, but with 100 percent of precincts reporting, Proposition E — which would tie a limit on office development to affordable housing — looks likely to pass. [Chronicle]
  • Bernie Sanders looks likely to take California and its 415 delegates, but otherwise Joe Biden won Super Tuesday. [New York Times]
  • Mike Bloomberg ended his presidential bid, a half a billion dollars later, following a dismal showing on Super Tuesday. [New York Times]

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