• After this week's smattering of light rain storms, mostly clear skies are in the forecast for next week. But this unusually cold November weather with still linger — highs won't break the low-60s — while the sun shines through partly cloudy conditions. [Weather.com]
  • A 20-year-old San Francisco man was arrested in relation to a fatal Oakland shooting. Court records show that Amir Haynes of SF was charged on November 2 with the murder of 19-year-old Jermaine Kennedy in Oakland; Haynes is now held in Santa Rita Jail without bail. [Mercury News]
  • Dozens of completed ballots were found near Highway 17; officials have said they will need to review election laws to determine if the found ballots can be counted toward official election results. [KTVU]
  • St. George Spirits in Alameda is still celebrating its 40th anniversary this weekend. [Oaklandside]
  • 24 parks and playgrounds have opened in SF since the pandemic began in 2020 — and here are among the best newly debuted ones to check out. [Chroncile]
  • Published data shows that just days before Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva narrowly defeated Jair Bolsonaro in a run-off election, rates of deforestation skyrocketed in the Amazon — following a year that saw an over 20% boom in forest clearing over 2021. [Mongabay]
  • It looks like Democrats will hold the Senate majority after Aguilar's win in Nevada; control of the House remains on a knife edge, though Republicans are still expected to barely eke out the majority. [NBC News/Politico]

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