• The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus has cancelled its Christmas Eve “Home for the Holidays” concert over an outbreak of breakthrough COVID-19 cases. The Omicron variant is a humbug for holiday shows, as also cancelled are Broadway SF’s remaining performances of “A Christmas Carol,” and Mark Morris Dance Group performances in Berkeley. [Chronicle]
  • Golden State Warriors guard Damion Lee is in the league’s COVID protocol, and is unlikely to play the big Christmas Day game against the defending Western Conference champion Phoenix Suns. He joins Andrew Wiggins and Jordan Poole on the COVID list, plus Andre Iguodala is sidelined with knee issues. [NBC Sports]
  • The Central Subway, which will extend the T-Third underground light rail to Chinatown, is supposedly set to open “September or October 2022.” They originally said it would be open by 2019, so hold your breath at your own risk. [Chronicle]
  • A ‘Crissy Field creeper’ has been charged and sentenced to six months in jail for making video recordings of young boys and men using the bathrooms in that park. [Mercury News]
  • The SFMTA is mulling changes to left-hand turns, which cause nearly 40% of all SF traffic fatalities. [Fast Company]
  • A minor pop star suffered a 25-hour layover at SFO, but at least had the good humor to tweet her way through it. [SFGate]

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