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Interview with Survivor of 1906 Earthquake: Our favorite part is when they ask him what he thinks of Silicon Valley's innovations, and he's all like, yeah, electricity was a big deal, guys. [Hoodline]

UberX Rides Get $1 More Expensive: The increase goes to offset the costs of new safety and insurance measures. [SFist]

Your Perfect Tenderloin Brunch and Shopping Weekend: A celebration of the community or tone-deaf dispatch about gentrification? You decide. [Racked SF]

Giants' Mike Krukow's Son Is Ballet Dancer: Awesome. But how is his fastball? [SFGate]

Nine-Year Old North Bay Girl Fights Homeowners Association Over Chickens: And you thought the city's NIMBYs were bad. [Marin IJ]

Fiber Optic Cable Internet Comes to Somalia: It's not really a Bay Area story, but it's still very cool. [Atlantic Cities]

Transcendence Reviewed in Poetic Form: "We watched it. We sat there. We looked around and said/ 'Wait, it’s just about some asshole who gets sucked into the Web?'" [Wired]


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