Information you don’t need to miss for Jan. 31-Feb. 2:
1. Oakland Councilmember Nikki Fortunato Bas mentioned throughout a Guidelines Committee assembly on Thursday that she is within the technique of formulating an ordinance that may permit tenants the fitting to buy their houses within the occasion the owner intends to promote, the San Francisco Chronicle studies. The transfer comes after the Mothers Four Housing controversy in Oakland when 4 homeless ladies took residence in a vacant dwelling with out the proprietor’s permission. $$
2. The 4 colleges that make up the Peralta Neighborhood School District will likely be placed on probation by the state’s accrediting fee, the San Francisco Chronicle studies. Final summer season, the state warned the district, which is made up of Laney School, School of Alameda, Merritt School, and Berkeley Metropolis School, is liable to insolvency. $$
3. A juror within the Ghost Ship trial of Derick Almena that resulted in a mistrial final yr, instructed the East Bay Occasions, she believed he was harmless. Almena’s trial is to start subsequent month. $$
4. State Sen. Scott Wiener, the writer of SB50, introduced the controversial invoice to construct housing density at transportation hubs, known as one other vote on Thursday, and once more, fell quick by three votes. In the meantime, state senate Democrats vowed to push ahead with further housing legislation, the Related Press studies.
5. A significant recycling invoice that may have eliminated long-standing exemptions for wine and spirits bottles failed within the State Senate, the East Bay Citizen studies. The invoice was backed by East Bay state Sen. Bob Wieckowski.
6. The as soon as would possibly Warriors have fallen to the underside of the NBA standings. So it’s not shocking there will likely be no Warriors within the Al-Star Recreation. However Warriors rookie Eric Paschall was named to the All-Star weekend’s Rising Stars sport, the San Francisco Chronicle studies. $$
7. The high-powered offense of the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs meets the hardcore protection of the San Francisco 49ers in Tremendous Bowl LIV on Sunday. Scott Ostler within the San Francisco Chronicle wonders if that is the best Tremendous Bowl matchup ever?
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