cases of monkeypox; Gas prices soar | NorCal in a nutshell


SAN FRANCISCO, CA — As the weekend winds down, we’ve rounded up all the stories you may have missed on Saturday and Sunday to prepare you for Monday.

But before we dive into the main Golden State stories, NorCal residents should know that San Francisco has identified its first case of monkeypox. The individual has traveled to a location with an outbreak of cases, is in isolation and is in good condition, health officials said. Learn more about it here.

Additionally, Californians across the state are still feeling pain at the pumps as the state and national average price continues to climb. In Northern California, Schlafer Auto Repair in Mendocino was charging $9.60 a gallon for regular gasoline last week, CNN reported.

On Sunday, the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline was $6.32, down from $5.76 a month ago, according to the American Automobile Association. Learn more about gas prices here.

From announced arrests in several San Francisco homicide cases to a Petaluma man who threatened to “shoot” a downtown business, here are some of the stories you might have missed this weekend.

Union City police have arrested a 30-year-old homeless woman in connection with the shooting death of a Union City resident.

1st probable case of monkeypox identified in an SF resident

The San Francisco Department of Public Health announced on Friday that the first probable case of monkeypox has been identified.


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