• The current heatwave in the Bay Area has now been blamed for one death. A homeless person who died in San Jose is believed to have perished due to the effects of the heat. [Bay Area News Group]
  • One of the men believed responsible for taking part in the Juneteenth shootout at Lake Merritt has been charged. 23-year-old JaJuan Kelly, who was one of the suspects arrested the night of the shooting, has been charged with four counts of felony assault with a semiautomatic weapon, in connection with the shooting of four people; DA Pamela Price has not said how many other suspects are believed to be involved. [NBC Bay Area]
  • A 15-month-old child was critically injured Wednesday afternoon in a fall from a three-story window in the Mission District. The incident happened at 2315 Mission Street, at 19th, and the toddler's current condition is not known. [Chronicle]
  • Retired Bay Area Congresswoman Jackie Speier has been diagnosed with breast cancer, and recently underwent a lumpectomy. Speier says the cancer was found early during a routine mammogram. [Chronicle]
  • Firefighters appear to be making some progress in containing the Thompson Fire in Oroville, which did not grow overnight. The fire has now burned 3,747 acres and is 7% contained, after breaking out on Tuesday morning amid punishing hot weather. [KCRA]
  • A man was shot and gravely injured in SF's Mission District Wednesday evening around 7:50 pm in the vicinity of 19th and Harrison streets. [KRON4]
  • There was also a fatal shooting across the Bay about a half hour earlier, on Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Berkeley. [KRON4]
  • Chronicle urban design critic John King sings the praises of Levi's Plaza Park along the Embarcadero, which many people do not know is there. [Chronicle]

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