• Three separate shootings early Thursday add to a sense of chaos in East Oakland. Oakland Police responded to two shootings in the Brookfield Village neighborhood overnight, one of them fatal, and CHP officers subsequently responded to a freeway shooting on 580 near Golf Links Road at around 6:30 a.m. [KTVU]
  • More details have emerged about the domestic violence arrest of former 49er Richard Sherman in Seattle. Sherman was apparently being belligerent and aggressive after drinking a bottle of vodka and a bottle of Hennessy, he was wrestling with a relative and did damage to a door, but no one was injured. [CBS SF]
  • Longtime SF lesbian activist and one of the early proponents of the discipline of women's studies, Sally Gearhart, has died at the age of 90. [Bay Area Reporter]
  • A person was shot and critically injured in a Safeway parking lot in Santa Rosa on Wednesday evening. [KRON4]
  • A judge has denied prosecutors' request to add unrelated Los Angeles-area rape charges to the case against Paul Flores, who is accused in the disappearance and murder of Kristin Smart on the Cal Poly campus in 1996. [ABC 7]
  • Oakland activists are pushing for an affordable housing guarantee in the 3,000-unit complex the A's are hoping to build with their new stadium. [East Bay Times]
  • Austin was the "biggest winner" of the tech migration, and demand from out-of-state transplants are driving housing prices up. [Chronicle]
  • FYI, BrokeAss Stuart's column for the Examiner is ending, but he'll be doing a biweekly column for SF Weekly now. [Examiner]
  • Justice Stephen Breyer once again reiterates that he has no plans to retire from the Supreme Court. [New York Times]

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