• Mayor Breed presented 5-year-old James Trinh with a certificate of honor from the City Friday afternoon.  The SF Zoo also gave him a lifetime membership at the facility for spotting Maki, the 21-year-old ring-tailed lemur that was stolen from his enclosure earlier this month, outside of a Daly City daycare. [ABC7]
  • An illuminated LED forest will debut at Golden Gate Park this winter. Created by Bay Area artist Charles Gadeken, the lights (when lit) will mimic certain elements of nature: "lightning and thunderstorms, ripples on a pond, raindrops on the pavement, and more." [Hoodline]
  • An online Día de los Muertos musical celebration will be held by the San Francisco Symphony tomorrow. [Mission Local]
  • West Oakland's Magnolia Street Wine Lounge and Kitchen opens today, featuring well-priced “Casian-Creole” cuisine. [Hoodline]
  • Santa Clara County has filed a lawsuit against Calvary Chapel San Jose to stop it from holding weekly indoor services — which violate the county’s coronavirus shutdown orders; the place worship has already amassed $350K in fines. [KRON4]
  • Keep Oakland Alive, an online shop that helps local makers sell their goods and stay afloat amid the pandemic, is doing just that: keeping Oakland creatives and artisans from going under. [Oaklandside]
  • Swan Oyster Depot hasn't closed for a single day since the pandemic began. [SFGate]
  • With 1.5 million buried in Colma, it's little wonder why the small Bay Area city has garnered nicknames like “Cemetery City" and the "City of Souls." [The Bold Italic]

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