• The warnings have been coming for days about Tahoe travel during the current storms, and by Monday, 70 miles of I-80 were closed completely due to white-out conditions. People are being advised to avoid all mountain travel in the Sierra through early Wednesday. [SFGate]
  • A natural gas fire broke out in the front yard of a home in Daly City early Tuesday. The fire appeared to be caused by a ruptured six-inch gas line into the home, which firefighters and PG&E crews were working to secure. [KRON4]
  • A mother was injured and two children had to be rescued from a car crash on I-80 in El Sobrante Tuesday morning. [KTVU]
  • San Francisco's Great Highway was closed in both directions Monday due to sand that had blown over the roadway. [KRON4]
  • The City of Burlingame is moving ahead with an outdoor smoking ban in all of its Broadway Business District. [KPIX]
  • The number of canceled trains in the BART system tripled in 2022, causing frustration for riders — and only around half of all trains were on time in January, largely due to extreme weather conditions. [Chronicle]
  • A new select committee in the California Legislature will be addressing ways to repair the harms inflicted by freeway construction, particularly on neighborhoods of color, in the last century, by trying to "reconnect" isolated neighborhoods. [Cal Matters]
  • Thanks to a jump in Tesla's stock price, Elon Musk is back to being the world's richest person. [CNN]
  • The fate of Biden's student loan forgiveness program is not looking great, with the conservative justices on the Supreme Court questioning whether the executive branch has the authority to enact such financial forgiveness. [CNN]

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