• Two people had to be rescued Monday afternoon after they jumped ship during a boat fire in the Bay near Redwood City. The 40-foot cuddy cabin boat became completely engulfed in flames, and the cause of the fire hasn't been determined. [KTVU]
  • The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said that it broke a new record Sunday for the number of travelers processed through US airports. A whopping 3,013,413 travelers passed through US airports at the end of the July 4th holiday week, in which an estimated 32 million people were moving around the country via air travel. [ABC 7]
  • A White House press briefing turned into a shouting match Monday after Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre refused to answer questions about a particular doctor's visits to the White House. Jean-Pierre would not say whether the visits by Dr. Kevin Cannard, a neurologist at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center who specializes in movement disorders like Parkinson's, were for the president. [New York Times]
  • There was another snafu involving a Boeing jet owned by United Airlines, this time a Chicago-to-SFO flight that had to turn back an hour into the flight last Wednesday due to a cabin pressurization issue. [Chronicle]
  • The Lake Fire in Santa Barbara County, the largest wildfire currently burning in California, is threatening Neverland Ranch, the late Michael Jackson's former estate. [SFGate]
  • The Chronicle spoke to a number of Oakland business owners and residents who are saying the city is in crisis and the "worst it's ever been" following that Juneteenth shooting, and the FBI raid on the mayor's house. [Chronicle]
  • Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer says she will not run for president even if President Biden were to step aside. [New York Times]
  • Holey Moley Golf Club, the replacement indoor mini-golf complex in the former Urban Putt space in the Mission, is getting set to open later this month, and they reportedly have "Instagram-worthy" cocktail options like the Cadillac Disco — a large-format Cadillac margarita served in a disco ball bowl. [Chronicle]

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