• A 25-year-old man who allegedly took a running start and punched a 66-year-old man in the back of the head, unprovoked, in UN Plaza is being charged with four felonies. SF District Attorney Brooke Jenkins announced the charges against Douglas Blunt, which include mayhem, elder abuse, felony assault, and battery with force likely to create great bodily injury. [KRON4]
  • Oakland's homicide count for the year went up by three just this morning, to 40, with three teenagers fatally shot in separate, unconnected incidents. Two of the victims were juveniles, aged 16 and 17, and one was from San Francisco. [KTVU / Chronicle]
  • Police in San Francisco are searching for a driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run that killed a pedestrian in Bernal Heights early Monday. The collision took place on the 3400 block of Mission Street around 3:40 am. [KPIX]
  • Cal Fire crews were responding to a vegetation fire in Petaluma Monday afternoon, dubbed the Adobe Fire, that burning off Old Adobe Road. [KPIX]
  • A San Francisco couple has been cited after their dog attacked and injured a child on the 2700 block of Lombard Street last month. [KRON4]
  • An Executive Jet flight out of Oakland Airport, destined for Minneapolis, was forced to turn around after a bird-strike incident Monday afternoon. [KTVU]
  • The Chronicle's John King reveals some renderings by landscape architects Field Operations — who designed the Presidio Tunnel Tops — for a plan to rejuvenate the beleagured retail strip at the foot of Powell Street, which includes a big, glowing orb of individual LEDs that would float above the cable car turnaround. [Chronicle]

Rendering via Field Operations/Union Square Alliance