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What We Were Reading While We Should Have Been Working
Scott Lucas | Photo: Courtesy San Francisco National Maritime Historic Park via SFist | April 23, 2014
Your Wednesday afternoon lunch break link bait.
Soft Corruption at the Central Subway: Is this a case that illustrates the inherent difficulties of long-term cost forecasting? Or one that highlights San Francisco's political malaise? The Weekly makes the case for the second. [H/t: SF Weekly]
There Is Now a Cupcake Tour of San Francisco: The cupcake tour actually ends at our kitchen table, late at night after the rest of the house has gone to bed, as we eat frosted miniature cakes to distract us from call of the howling void at the center of our existence. Every cupcake we consume drowns out for just a moment—just one blessed moment—that whispering voice that tells us that all our labors will be without fruit, and that all our actions will come to nothing. Also—sprinkles! [H/t: SF Eater]
Berkeley Mayor Proposes East Bay Regional Minimum Wage: Bates proposes $12.25 an hour by 2016 and inflation-adjustment. [H/t: Berkeleyside]