• Almost all adults in the 94707 zip code of North Berkeley and Palo Alto’s 94304 postal code have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose. A report from ABC7 shows that among the Bay Area metropolitans, these two neighborhoods exist well above the average regarding the percentage of adults who've received a COVID-19 vaccine; by comparison, between 20% and 70% of adults in any one San Francisco neighborhood have reportedly been fully or partially inoculated against the novel disease. [ABC7]
  • Alamo Drafthouse's New Mission Cinema is expected to reopen this summer. After shuttering for months — the Texas-based movie theatre company having now also filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy — the beloved upscale movie theatre chain will open its Mission District location again in July; the exact date, however, remains TBD. [Hoodline]
  • These five very cute, very adorable kittens were rescued out of a car engine compartment by Brentwood firefighters. [KPIX]
  • Camping chairs and large tents are becoming a new normal for Oakland school students amid the pandemic. [Oaklandside]
  • Though people 16 years and older are eligible to receive the current roster of vaccines, it may not be until later this summer that a shot suitable for people 12 years and older is available. [Chronicle]
  • San Jose's Happy Hollow Park & Zoo recently saw the birth of two white ruffed lemurs — members of a critically endangered species. [Hoodline]
  • Otra, an upcoming Lower Haight Mexican eatery (which will feature tortillas and tamales made from fresh masa dough, as well as mezcal cocktails), is expected to open later next week. [Eater SF]
  • Cultura y Arte Nativa de las Americas will host a bicycle ride-out this Sunday ahead of Cinco de Mayo. [Mission Local]

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