It’s 7 a.m. and 50º. It’s partly cloudy now, but will be mostly sunny later today. Details here.
According to the Bay Citizen, California has been using an incorrect baseline to measure progress at its lowest-performing schools. Six years ago, the state reported an inflated rate of teachers lacking proper credentials. Get the full story here.
The LA Times reports that above-average temperatures and extremely dry conditions have resulted in a higher-than-usual number of wildfires, especially in Northern California. As of Sept. 22, the state fire department had fought 5,070 blazes — 1,300 more than last year.
Tonight is the 20th Anniversary Interstellar Critical Mass Ride, beginning at Justin Herman Plaza at 6 p.m. Read more about the cycling phenomenon here.