• Early Friday, a school bus in San Jose with children onboard struck and killed an 18-year-old man on an electric scooter. The collision happened at 6:51 a.m. at South 10th and Reed streets, and the man on the scooter was pronounced dead at the scene. [Mercury News] Update: The victim has been confirmed as San Jose State football player Camdan McWright. [KTVU]
  • Investigators say the Stockton serial killer suspect, Wesley Brownlee, used a ghost gun, likely because he couldn't legally purchase a gun as an ex-felon. [Chronicle]
  • San Francisco Interim District Attorney Brooke Jenkins walked out of a debate with two other DA candidates Thursday night at SF State amid a disruption by protestors chanting "No justice, no peace!" [KRON4]
  • Police in Piedmont are investigating an arson suspect who allegedly torched a pile of pallets at an Ace Hardware before torching Halloween decorations on two front lawns. [KTVU]
  • Twitter's general counsel, Sean Edgett, sent a memo around to Twitter employees last night following a story in the press Thursday about Elon Musk's plans to lay off 75% of the the company's workforce, saying no such plans are in place since merger talks began, and this is all just "rumor and speculation." [Bloomberg]
  • ABC 7 did a segment Thursday night about the proliferation of planters on sidewalks in the Mission and Castro districts, which are intended to deter the homeless from setting up encampments. [ABC 7]
  • A closed and boarded-up restaurant in Concord, Imperial Seafood Restaurant, went up in flames around 4 a.m. Friday, leading to a large blaze that is now under control. [KRON4]
  • Steve Bannon has been sentenced to four months in jail for contempt of Congress, for refusing to testify before the House January 6th Committee over the summer. [New York Times]

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