• We can see from the two brush fires that broke out in recent days in the East Bay, and from side-by-side photos from PG&E's wildfire cameras comparing a month ago to now, that grasslands have dried out and fire season is upon us. Forecasters with Northern California Geographic Area Coordination Center say that we are at below-average risk for major fires in June and July, thanks to a wet winter, but that changes come August and September. [Chronicle]
  • A man believed to be in his 50s was fatally shot at a West Oakland homeless encampment Tuesday morning. The shooting happened around 5 am on the 2300 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way. [East Bay Times]
  • An 18-year-old male was fatally shot Monday in Antioch, near Antioch High School. [East Bay Times]
  • An abandoned home in Vallejo went up in flames Monday night, causing damage to a neighboring home that displaced the family living there. [KPIX]
  • The shareholder lawsuit is getting underway against Elon Musk and Tesla's board over Musk's dumping of $7.5 billion worth of Tesla stock in late 2022 ahead of a weak sales report. [CNN]
  • San Francisco State University's nursing program is teaming up with Sutter Health's CPMC to address the local nursing shortage. [SF Business Times]
  • For those who still need an explainer for why SF and Oakland have "natural air conditioning" during heatwaves that effect most inland parts of California like this week's, the Chronicle's meteorology team has you covered.

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