• A 29-year-old San Francisco woman was fatally shot Friday night in Oakland's Uptown District. The shooting occurred on the 1900 block of Telegraph Avenue around 10:45 pm on a night when First Fridays festivities were happening in the neighborhood a few blocks north. [East Bay Times]
  • The SFPD continues to try to get the word out that the Dolores Hill Bomb is canceled. The annual, renegade skateboard event was scheduled for today, but after last year's mass arrests, Chief Bill Scott said at a news conference Friday, "We do not intend to allow a hill bomb tomorrow." [Mission Local]
  • A Lake County man was arrested this week for sparking a vegetation fire with his weedwacker. The Adam Fire burned 16 acres of woodland on Wednesday before being contained, briefly prompting evacuations on Main Street in Lower Lake. [Chronicle]
  • A gas station on Hegenberger Road in Oakland was the victim of a 4 am flash-mob robbery Friday morning that involved around 70 people ransacking the place. [KTVU]
  • A Berkeley teenager — reportedly a high school football star who was headed to college on a sports scholarship — was involved in a firework mishap on Thursday  that may have blown off several of his fingers. [KTVU]
  • The Skystar Observation Wheel, the big Ferris wheel at SF's Fisherman's Wharf, is back open as of Wednesday after being taken down for several weeks for maintenance, and it's driving a fair amount of foot traffic. [ABC 7]
  • President Biden remained defiant in a Friday evening interview with George Stephanopolous, saying "only the Lord Almighty" could drive him out of the presidential race. [New York Times]

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