• BART service was stopped between SF and the East Bay Wednesday evening due to a person being in the Transbay Tube. This isn't the first time this has happened, but it's been a while. [SFBART/Xitter]
  • A 42-year-old Oakland man identified as a UPS employee has been arrested for a November 21 murder in a Taco Bell parking lot in East Oakland. James Wheeler is being charged in the shooting death of Johnny James Johnson Jr., and Wheeler was reportedly seen on surveillance footage just before the murder took place. [East Bay Times]
  • Federal prosecutors on Wednesday issued an indictment for Arnold Kinman Low, the San Francisco man believed to have killed cyclist Ethan Boyes in a DUI crash in the Presidio in April. [Chronicle]
  • The San Francisco Medical Examiner is seeking the public's help in identifying a man who was found deceased on November 11 on the roof of a parking garage next door to an apartment building at 355 Buckingham Way, just behind the Stonestown Galleria. [Chronicle]
  • A Bay Area family is mourning the loss of 15-year-old boy who was fatally shot last week in an apparent case of mistaken gang-related identity in Lodi. [KTVU]
  • San Jose police say they've arrested a suspect, Armando Cano, who is believed to be responsible for a violent road-rage incident on November 11 that left a dog severely injured. [KTVU]
  • Flaring was reported this afternoon at the Martinez Refinery, just days after emergency flaring occurred at Chevron's Richmond refinery amid a power outage there. [KRON4]
  • After an estimated 94,500 gallons of untreated sewage spilled into the waters near Laguna Beach on Wednesday, city officials have closed a two-mile stretch of the beach. [SFGate]

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