• An Oakland man suspected a series of armed robberies dove into San Francisco Bay while trying to escape authorities during a chase. The high-speed chase ended in flailing fashion after Webster Johnson, the assumed suspect in a string of local robberies abandoned his vehicle near I-80 and Ashby Avenue in Berkeley last week and jumped into the Bay before surrendering. Johnson is facing multiple charges including "attempted murder, accessory, robbery, felony evading, convicted felon in possession of a firearm, and assault with a deadly weapon." [KPIX]
  • Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine — the second of its kind to receive "emergency use" authorization — has started shipping out. [TIME]
  • Mission Bowling Club's holiday mini-market continues today from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. — so be sure to stop by and purchase holiday ornaments, all while supporting local artisans. [Mission Local]
  • Three individuals were shot in separate shootings early Friday night and Saturday morning in Oakland. [East Bay Times]
  • A Saturday evening shooting transpired at the Great Mall in Milpitas around 5:30 after an apparent “self-inflicted” gunshot; all those who had taken shelter during the incident were evacuated by 9:36 p.m. by on-site authorities. [ABC7]
  • San Francisco's "Tree Twins," a female duo decked out in illuminated Christmas tree costumes, continue to spread holiday cheer across the city. [SFGate]
  • It appears that a $900B COVID-19 relief package will be approved by Congress by Monday, which will see $600 stimulus check payments and weekly financial assistance to those facing unemployment. [CNN]

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