• Dr. Bela Matyas, the health officer for Solano County, says that he isn’t instituting a masking recommendation for shopping or restaurants because “that’s not where [COVID] is being transmitted.” He says the recent spike in cases came from gatherings at private homes for the Fourth of July. [NBC Bay Area]
  • The victims in Friday’s small plane crash in Napa have been identified as a father, daughter, and son-in-law who were visiting the area. The pilot, 73-year-old Robert Nicholas of Murietta, California, died in the crash along with daughter Shauna White, 37, and son-in-law James White, 37, of Arlington, Virginia. [Chronicle]
  • The Oakland City Council is meeting Tuesday morning to vote on approving a term sheet for the new A's stadium development at the Howard Terminal site, and there remains a major sticking point over affordable housing. [KTVU] Update: They approved it, with an amendment about affordable housing, and A's ownership is not happy. [Hoodline]
  • Conservative recall candidate Larry Elder is suing the California secretary of state for denying his bid to be on the recall ballot over his redacted tax returns — and there are several other lawsuits from candidates as well. [KRON4]
  • Four people were shot and one was killed outside of a bar in downtown Walnut Creek early Sunday morning, and police are investigating what’s the city’s third homicide of the year. [KRON4]
  • Twitter temporarily suspended Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s account over COVID vaccine misinformation — she claimed “thousands” have died from the vaccines. [CBS SF]
  • Billionaire Jeff Bezos launched himself and his brother into space this morning on a penis-shaped rocket, and landed safely back on earth. [CBS News]
  • There could be a near complete die-off of winter-run Chinook salmon in the Sacramento River this year due to rising water temperatures unless enough water can be released from Shasta Dam to cool the river off. [SFGate]

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