• Scattered rain showers are expected today, with potentially heavier bouts of rain hitting in the late afternoon and evening. These are the first bands of a Gulf of Alaska low that lands with a bit more rain tomorrow. [Chronicle]
  • Citing a 35% decline in attendance, SFMOMA is cutting 20 positions on its staff. That includes seven layoffs, and 13 open positions that will go unfilled. [KQED]
  • Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to San Francisco, Chinese state media propaganda has suddenly shifted its town toward America to be softer, and nostalgically depicting Xi's trip to Iowa in 2012. [New York Times]
  • The driver shot on the Richmond Parkway last week has died from his injuries. [East Bay Times]
  • A flight from LAX to Vancouver was diverted Monday night to SFO due to a "potential security issue" that has not been further explained, and law enforcement met the plane upon landing. [KPIX]
  • Jewish leaders from the Bay Area are in Washington, D.C. today for a march on the National Mall in solidarity with Israel. [KTVU]
  • Arson is suspected in a weekend blaze underneath the I-10 freeway in Los Angeles, damage from which will keep two miles of the busy freeway closed for repairs indefinitely. [New York Times]
  • The latest new Biden nominee to be confirmed by the Senate to serve on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, Ana de Alba, is a daughter of Mexican farm workers from Merced. [Chronicle]

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