• PlumpJack Wine & Spirits, the Cow Hollow wine shop founded and still owned by Gavin Newsom, just experienced a burglary attempt — the fourth at the store so far this year. The store has been broken into three previous times, in February and twice in April, and it recently had security cameras installed. [Chronicle]
  • Former Senator Barbara Boxer is speaking out about the assault and robbery that happened near her Oakland apartment on Monday. Boxer says she yelled after the perpetrator, "How could you do this to a grandmother?" [ABC 7]
  • A traffic stop in Vacaville turned into a vehicle pursuit and a suicide early Tuesday. Officers initiated the stop around 12:30 a.m., the male driver initially stopped, then took off, his car was disabled by a spike strip, and then officers found him dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. [East Bay Times]
  • A July 18 concert at Felton Music Hall in Santa Cruz County appears to have seeded a cluster of COVID cases. At least four attendees, one employee, and nearly all of the band and its crew were infected. [ABC 7]
  • A baby bear who suffered burns in the Tamarack Fire is now healing at a wildlife center in South Lake Tahoe. [Associated Press]
  • There is a memorial service today in Gilroy to mark the two-year anniversary of the Garlic Festival shooting that claimed three young lives. [KRON4]
  • Los Angeles has joined San Francisco and New York in requiring its city employees all to be vaccinated (or present negative tests). [LA Times]
  • Simone Biles is not competing in Thursday's women's gymnastics all-around competition at the Olympics in order to focus on her mental health, but she might still participate in events next week. [Associated Press]

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