On any given night, Orinda has two police cars on patrol.
News you don't want to miss for Nov. 13:
1. Orinda typically has two police officers patrolling its streets at night. The East Bay Times
reports call logs show both were headed toward Oakland to retrieve a stolen car prior to the Halloween night shooting in Orinda that killed five people
. The officers arrived on the scene of the shooting more than 10 minutes after the first 911 calls. $$
2. AirBNB says it has a plan to verify 100 percent of its rental listings in the aftermath of the Orinda shootings
, The New York Times
reports. Exactly what that plan is remains unclear. $$
3. The Oakland Unified School District Board of Trustees meeting tonight will be open to the public. It follows a contentious Oct. 23 meeting in which protesters attempted to jump barricades. But EdSource
reports that Wednesday night's meeting could be moved to a nearby conference room and without the public, if a similar scene occurs
4. A 22-year-old homeless man from Albany was arrested on suspicion of shooting arrows at two other homeless people at the San Francisco Bay Trail in Richmond
, KPIX reports. Both victims were injured.
5. In most years, the Bay Area would have accumulated about two inches of rainfall between Oct. 1 and today
, the East Bay Times
reports. But, so far, we haven't seen a drop of rain. $$
6. Berkeley's Fat Slice has fed Cal undergrads for more than three decades, but the pizza stand has struggled to turn a profit in recent years, Berkeleyside
reports, and announced it is closing shop
7. A's pitcher Mike Fiers made an explosive allegation Tuesday, asserting his former team, the Houston Astros, used a centerfield camera in 2017 to steal the signs of opposing teams
, ESPN reports. Houston went on to win the World Series that year.
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