• A Fremont couple was baffled last week when their car was stolen from a Walmart Auto Care center. The theft happened around 4 p.m. on Wednesday and the couple's Kia Forte was stolen after a thief grabbed the keys. [KTVU]
  • There was a crash early Tuesday morning in Santa Rosa involving a Tesla, and the driver reportedly was a 13-year-old girl who was (obviously) driving the car without her parents permission. There were two other juveniles in the car, and all three walked away unscathed. [KRON4 / Chronicle]
  • A 25-year-old man was fatally shot Monday night at a West Oakland apartment complex. [East Bay Times]
  • A 12-year-old girl who was declared missing last week in San Francisco's Excelsior neighborhood was found thanks to a hotline tip. [Chronicle]
  • The ACLU and a Stanford legal clinic are suing the Santa Clara County Superior Court over a practice of forcing poor suspects into jail to await court hearings for non-violent offenses, rather than allowing them to go free and appear in court voluntarily. [Bay Area News Group]
  • Downtown Oakland's Syndicate Building (1440 Broadway) is being returned to its lender amid a weak office market. [East Bay Times]
  • Today is the day that a national ban on incandescent lightbulbs takes effect. [CNN]
  • A depressing new poll from the New York Times finds that Biden and Trump could be in a very close race in 2024. [New York Times]

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