Lori’s Diner Has Finally Reopened Its Flagship Union Square Restaurant On Sutter Street
It’s been more than three years since the one remaining Lori's Diner has served its all-day breakfast and club sandwiches, but the retro tourist trap reopened this week, and yes there is still a 1959 Ford Edsel in the dining room.
Day Around the Bay: National Spelling Bee Finals Will Feature Three Bay Area Students
A Santa Rosa mother allowed her one-year-old to OD on fentanyl, a Muni collision halted the Hyde Street cable car line this afternoon, and the Bay Area has three finalists in tonight’s Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Two Dozen Killer Whales Spotted Off Farallon Islands, Likely There To Chow On Seals And Baby Whales
Whale watchers were thrilled to see a giant pack of 24 orca killer whales right off the coast of the Farallon Islands, but you might be less thrilled to learn that those orcas are probably there to feast on sea lions, elephant seals, and baby gray whales.
Two of Three Murder Charges Dropped In Already Controversial Oakland Triple-Murder Case
The triple-murder trial of Delonzo Logwood was already a hornet’s nest after a judge threw out a plea deal and Alameda County DA Pamela Price tried to remove him from the case, and now that same judge has agreed to dismiss two of the three murder charges against Logwood.
Hundreds of Angry North Oakland Residents Bring Out the Pitchforks at Town Hall On Crime
Oakland District 1 city councilmember Dan Kalb and other city officials had plenty of shouting directed their way at a Tuesday night meeting about the recent crime spike in the North Oakland area, and Kalb seems to be drawing some political battle lines in response.
Day Around the Bay: Manson Family Member May Get Paroled After More Than 50 Years In Prison
The suspect in Monday’s Chinatown stabbing has been identified and arrested, the former Chow space at Church and Market has a new restaurant coming, and Manson Family member Leslie Van Houten has been granted parole by an appeals court.
Guilty Verdict Comes Down in 2020 Richmond District Murder Recorded on Zoom
79-year-old Yu Quin Sun was murdered in her home in June 2020 and her roommate and accused killer Min Jian Guan was found guilty today, in no small part because the murder was broadcast on Zoom with Guan visible on the screen.
BART Police Making Lots More Arrests Since Beefing Up Police Force This Year
BART claims that March and April of this year saw “two of its highest monthly arrest totals since the arrival of the pandemic,” and is engaging in a PR campaign that hopes more people getting arrested on BART will make riders more comfortable coming back on BART.
Sutro Tower Had Some Red and White Cladding Removed, But Nixes Proposal to Let Artists Reuse Them
The operators of Sutro Tower removed some panels without proper approval in 2019. City Hall retroactively approved their removal Thursday, but shot down a plan to let artists paint the removed panels, and instead they’ll be producing a “virtual tour” of the tower.
Day Around the Bay: SFO To Be Jam-Packed Friday, But Nearly Had A Terrifying Runway Accident
Carnaval weekend is set to dazzle the Mission District, a 49ers corruption scandal continues to roil Santa Clara City Council, and we’re learning of a scary near-miss at SFO last week right on the eve of a holiday weekend Friday that’s expected to mob the airport.
Poll: Two-Thirds of California Voters Think Feinstein Is ‘No Longer Fit’ to Serve In Senate
A strong majority of California voters think nearly-90-year-old Senator Dianne Feinstein is “no longer fit to continue serving in the U.S. Senate,” though oddly, she’s actually gaining support among Republicans.