• Disgraced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her attorneys have filed a "a barrage of new legal motions seeking dismissal of felony fraud charges against her." Holmes also says that the court made a mistake in siding with prosecutors about her "duty of trust" to investors. [Mercury News]
  • Swedish disposable furniture giant IKEA is allegedly going to play an "integral role" in whatever is happening at the still empty 6x6 complex on mid-Market. The shopping mall that wasn't has been bought by Ingka Centres, the shopping mall division of IKEA. [Chronicle]
  • A Fire Weather Watch has been issued for parts of the North Bay this weekend. [CBS SF]
  • Some Napa County residents are being told to avoid their tap water due to possible contamination after fires. [KRON4]
  • Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill today that pulls back on the gig-worker/independent contractor rules put in place by AB5 last year, exempting people like writers, photographers, musicians and more. [Chronicle]
  • Mayor London Breed and other city officials stood with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence in Dolores Park today to give light-hearted PSAs about mask-wearing. [Mission Local]
  • 29 Bay Area journalists, all female, are taking a stand against local media blogger Rich Lieberman whom they say is misogynist and shouldn't be quoted by major news outlets. [ABC 7]
  • The Newark Police Department in the East Bay is investigating a bomb threat sent in a mass email to a Newark school today. [CBS SF]

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