Milo Yiannopoulos appears briefly in front of a crowd in Sproul Plaza at UC Berkeley on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)

In summary

A wet winter turns to spring, two die in e-scooter wrecks, California comes for paper receipts, a pesticide verdict, mountain lions, falcon eggs, tweets.

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