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Tuesday, April 2, 2024

 
 

Here’s today’s PM Report.

Delicious adventures await diners in the Bay Area. The big question: What do you want to eat today? We have ideas for some of the best spots for your favorite dishes: French fries | Sandwiches | Tacos | Falafel | Doughnuts | Pie | Noodle soups | Brunch | Margaritas | Ice cream | Pizza | 50 best restaurants

Sports: Warriors | Sharks | Giants | A’s | Earthquakes | 49ers | Pac-12 Hotline | High School Sports 

This is just one of the many newsletters we offer, including our new Afternoon Briefing and Celebrity Watch. Check them out here if you’re a MercuryNews.com reader and here if you’re an EastBayTimes.com reader.

Thanks for reading.


Google to purge ‘private’ Incognito mode user records, but will keep snooping

Bitterness over the contentious legal action was evident from both sides this week. Read more

Newsom announces updated water plan amid above-average Sierra snowpack

The official statewide reading clocked in at 110% of normal — a harbinger of a reliable water supply during the upcoming dry summers months. Read more

Oakland A’s and city officials remain ‘far apart’ on Coliseum lease extension after Tuesday’s meeting

A meeting between the A’s and Oakland officials on Tuesday provided little hope that the team will sign a lease extension to stay at the Coliseum beyond 2024. Read more

Santa Clara Valley Healthcare nurses strike as county shells out more than $20 million on contract nurses

Tuesday marked the first day of a three-day strike over wages and working conditions. Read more

Will Big Sur headaches never end? Another partial road collapse adds to the coastal mecca’s woes

“It is a big economic impact,’’ said Kirk Gafill, the general manager of Nepenthe restaurant in Big Sur. “Many of the businesses will probably be closing or will decrease operations.” Read more

A wealthy Peninsula town is dragging its feet on building housing, state says. Now, it faces consequences

The town is the first to have its housing element de-certified by the state, which means it is subject once again to builder’s remedy. Read more

Bay Area teachers make one-third of superintendents’ salaries. So why are superintendents automatically getting the same raises?

Unionized teachers have expressed outrage over ‘me too’ clauses, which they say overpay administrators as districts are cutting programs and laying off staff to conserve financial resources. Read more

Former deputy sues San Mateo County Sheriff Christina Corpus, claims retaliation for lack of endorsement

David Wozniak claimed he was sent back to work as a line deputy last year after speaking out against Corpus and organizing a political action committee that backed her opponent. Read more

Arrests on the Oakland Estuary bring new focus to crime problems on waterway

Three arrests connected to thefts on the Oakland Estuary last week have renewed concerns over crime on the popular recreational waterway and raised questions about whether progress has been made since a summer crime wave. Read more

Sideshows reported in Oakland, West Contra Costa and Antioch, where officials hope a new fence will curb car stunts

New electric gates at Antioch marina are being installed to discourage illegal street activity there. Read more

New Chick-fil-A proposed for Walnut Creek shopping center

Chick-fil-A wants to open an eatery at a Walnut Creek strip mall, but the controversial fast-food restaurant’s plans have already ruffled some neighbors’ feathers. Read more

Beloved teacher SP Gina’s sneaker collection goes up for auction

More than 200 pairs of shoes owned by the late Virginia Wright will be sold to establish a scholarship in her memory at San Jose State. Read more

Away from Detroit Red Wings, Klim Kostin has enjoyed his time with the San Jose Sharks so far: “I just feel alive again.” Read more

49ers mailbag: Stop envisioning Super Bowl dynasty (other than the Chiefs’)

The edition of our 49ers mailbag explains how a revamped defense could be summoned to prevent the Kansas City Chiefs’ three-peat bid. Read more

SF Giants fans: New crab noodles, habanero chicken, waffle sundae join the Oracle Park lineup

And for dessert fans of all ages, there’s a Waffle Mitt Sundae. Read more

Outside Lands: Here’s how to be the first one on your block with tickets

The 2024 Outside Lands music festival is set to take place Aug. 9-11 at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Read more

Comedian Kathy Griffin is back from the blacklist, still cracking wise

Ahead of show in Napa, Griffin discusses PTSD, losing her panties, and returning to comedy with political clout. Read more

 

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rDD AL W REPORT | [t Tuesday, April 2, 2024 Here’s today’s PM Report. Delicious adventures await diners in the Bay Area. The big question: What do you want to eat today? We have ideas for some of the best spots for your favorite dishes: French fries | Sandwiches | Tacos | Falafel | Doughnuts | Pie | Noodle soups | Brunch | Margaritas | Ice cream | Pizza | 50 best restaurants Sports: Warriors | Sharks | Giants | A’s | Earthquakes | 49ers | Pac-12 Hotline | High School Sports  This is just one of the many newsletters we offer, including our new Afternoon Briefing and Celebrity Watch. Check them out here if you’re a MercuryNews.com reader and here if you’re an EastBayTimes.com reader. Thanks for reading. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- GOOGLE TO PURGE ‘PRIVATE’ INCOGNITO MODE USER RECORDS, BUT WILL KEEP SNOOPING Bitterness over the contentious legal action was evident from both sides this week. Read more NEWSOM ANNOUNCES UPDATED WATER PLAN AMID ABOVE-AVERAGE SIERRA SNOWPACK The official statewide reading clocked in at 110% of normal — a harbinger of a reliable water supply during the upcoming dry summers months. Read more OAKLAND A’S AND CITY OFFICIALS REMAIN ‘FAR APART’ ON COLISEUM LEASE EXTENSION AFTER TUESDAY’S MEETING A meeting between the A’s and Oakland officials on Tuesday provided little hope that the team will sign a lease extension to stay at the Coliseum beyond 2024. Read more SANTA CLARA VALLEY HEALTHCARE NURSES STRIKE AS COUNTY SHELLS OUT MORE THAN $20 MILLION ON CONTRACT NURSES Tuesday marked the first day of a three-day strike over wages and working conditions. Read more WILL BIG SUR HEADACHES NEVER END? ANOTHER PARTIAL ROAD COLLAPSE ADDS TO THE COASTAL MECCA’S WOES “It is a big economic impact,’’ said Kirk Gafill, the general manager of Nepenthe restaurant in Big Sur. “Many of the businesses will probably be closing or will decrease operations.” Read more A WEALTHY PENINSULA TOWN IS DRAGGING ITS FEET ON BUILDING HOUSING, STATE SAYS. NOW, IT FACES CONSEQUENCES The town is the first to have its housing element de-certified by the state, which means it is subject once again to builder’s remedy. Read more BAY AREA TEACHERS MAKE ONE-THIRD OF SUPERINTENDENTS’ SALARIES. SO WHY ARE SUPERINTENDENTS AUTOMATICALLY GETTING THE SAME RAISES? Unionized teachers have expressed outrage over ‘me too’ clauses, which they say overpay administrators as districts are cutting programs and laying off staff to conserve financial resources. Read more FORMER DEPUTY SUES SAN MATEO COUNTY SHERIFF CHRISTINA CORPUS, CLAIMS RETALIATION FOR LACK OF ENDORSEMENT David Wozniak claimed he was sent back to work as a line deputy last year after speaking out against Corpus and organizing a political action committee that backed her opponent. Read more ARRESTS ON THE OAKLAND ESTUARY BRING NEW FOCUS TO CRIME PROBLEMS ON WATERWAY Three arrests connected to thefts on the Oakland Estuary last week have renewed concerns over crime on the popular recreational waterway and raised questions about whether progress has been made since a summer crime wave. Read more SIDESHOWS REPORTED IN OAKLAND, WEST CONTRA COSTA AND ANTIOCH, WHERE OFFICIALS HOPE A NEW FENCE WILL CURB CAR STUNTS New electric gates at Antioch marina are being installed to discourage illegal street activity there. Read more NEW CHICK-FIL-A PROPOSED FOR WALNUT CREEK SHOPPING CENTER Chick-fil-A wants to open an eatery at a Walnut Creek strip mall, but the controversial fast-food restaurant’s plans have already ruffled some neighbors’ feathers. Read more BELOVED TEACHER SP GINA’S SNEAKER COLLECTION GOES UP FOR AUCTION More than 200 pairs of shoes owned by the late Virginia Wright will be sold to establish a scholarship in her memory at San Jose State. Read more Away from Detroit Red Wings, Klim Kostin has enjoyed his time with the San Jose Sharks so far: “I just feel alive again.” Read more 49ERS MAILBAG: STOP ENVISIONING SUPER BOWL DYNASTY (OTHER THAN THE CHIEFS’) The edition of our 49ers mailbag explains how a revamped defense could be summoned to prevent the Kansas City Chiefs’ three-peat bid. Read more SF GIANTS FANS: NEW CRAB NOODLES, HABANERO CHICKEN, WAFFLE SUNDAE JOIN THE ORACLE PARK LINEUP And for dessert fans of all ages, there’s a Waffle Mitt Sundae. Read more OUTSIDE LANDS: HERE’S HOW TO BE THE FIRST ONE ON YOUR BLOCK WITH TICKETS The 2024 Outside Lands music festival is set to take place Aug. 9-11 at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Read more COMEDIAN KATHY GRIFFIN IS BACK FROM THE BLACKLIST, STILL CRACKING WISE Ahead of show in Napa, Griffin discusses PTSD, losing her panties, and returning to comedy with political clout. Read more ; Bay Area News Group Copyright © 2024 Bay Area News Group. All rights reserved. 75 E. Santa Clara Street, Suite 1100 | San Jose, CA 95113
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