Day Around the Bay: Sphere Sculptures Outside Chase Center Vandalized

  • That’s why we can’t have nice things! A signature piece of public art outside of the Chase Center, by artist Olafur Elliason see sphereswas recently wrecked and the mirror surfaces on the spheres were cracked, necessitating expensive custom repairs. [Chronicle]
  • What is it, good news from the hospitality industry? The CEO of the Pebblebrook Hotel Trust, which owns more San Francisco hotels than anyone, says he’s heard this year: “The city is cleaner, it feels safer, it’s more active,” and hotel occupancy has increased since January tripled. [SF Business Times]
  • Downtown SF could see some serious traffic Wednesday night when both Warriors take on the Denver Nuggets in a potentially deciding Game 5 in a playoff series at the Chase Center, and the A’s play the Giants at Oracle Park. [SFGate]
  • A 20-year-old suspect in an April 12 carjacking at the Tenderloin was arrested after he was stopped at a traffic stop in the Bayview and then attempted to flee from police. [CBS SF]
  • A bomb threat called to the Safeway store in Guerneville on Wednesday morning was viewed as a possible “swatting” incident, which is set to generate a major law enforcement response. [KRON4]
  • House Subcommittee on COVID Crisis Released a report today reveals that the Trump administration illegally authorized the use of a CARES Act loan to a trucking company for long-term capital investment. [KTVU]
  • The Media Awards nominees are from the James Beard Foundation, and Bay Area nominees include Chronicle critic Soleil Ho; Brandon Jiu, Mister Jiu’s chef, for the cookbook Mister Jiu’s in Chinatown: Recipes and Stories from the Birthplace of Chinese-American Cuisine, co-authored by Tienlon Ho; and Bay Area chef and author Bryant Terry for Black Food: Stories, Art, and Recipes from Across the African Diaspora. [Eater]
  • The Chronicle’s new food critic Cesar Hernandez says Matt Horn’s new fried chicken spot, cowbirdas a full-fledged restaurant, and that “Horn didn’t appear to have spent enough time in the studio to perfect his idea for a Horn Barbecue sequel. [Chronicle]

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