• The dry lightning threat remains in the Bay Area today, and overnight there were some 1,000 lightning strikes in Fresno County alone. The subtropical moisture-caused lightning sparked at least five small fires in Fresno County, and there were lightning strikes recorded around the Bay as well. [KTVU]
  • Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao's Chief of Communications Francis Zamora has left the building. It seems that Thao's comms guy didn't support Monday's speech either (like lawyer Tony Brass), and he resigned late Monday, and Pati Navalta is acting as interim chief. [KTVU]
  • A 28-year-old pizza delivery driver was shot and injured Saturday night during an attempted carjacking in the Cleveland Heights area of Oakland. [Bay Area News Group]
  • SF firefighters were called Monday night to put out a small wildland fire in the vicinity of Cayuga Park in the Outer Mission neighborhood. [KPIX]
  • The VTA's Capitol Station in San Jose was closed Monday after a light-rail train partially derailed there, but it was back open as of Tuesday morning. [KPIX]
  • Elon Musk continues in his self-imposed mission to populate the world with his spawn, and has had yet another child, a third with Neuralink executive Shivon Zilis after twins born in 2021, bringing his total progeny to 12. [KPIX]
  • SFO has the fastest free WiFi of any airport in the world, supposedly? [International Airport Review]

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