• The SFPD is seeking a hit-and-run driver who struck a female pedestrian on Sunday evening as she crossed Beach and Columbus Streets near Fisherman's Wharf. The woman sustained life-threatening injuries, and police are looking for a white Infinity SUV with California license plate 7MJJ084, and they believe that suspects in the vehicle may have also been involved in auto burglaries. [CBS SF]
  • An ongoing brush fire in Vallejo that prompted evacuations was likely caused by fireworks, officials say. [Chronicle]
  • Concerns are growing over the coronavirus Delta variant, which represents about 7% of new cases in Santa Clara and Sonoma counties, and appears to infect unvaccinated children and young adults more easily. [NBC Bay Area]
  • Young adults are now the population least likely to be vaccinated even though they are eligible, and interest in the vaccines seems to be declining rapidly. [KRON4]
  • Another dead whale washed ashore on Ocean Beach, the 17th so far this year. [ABC 7]
  • Catherine "Kay" Morrison, one of the real-life inspirations for "Rosie the Riveter" who worked as a welder at Richmond's Kaiser Shipyard #2 during World War II, has died at age 97. [ABC 7]
  • More shops and restaurants are reopening inside SFO as the pace of increasing plane travel keeps climbing. [KRON4]

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