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Golden Gate Bridge Officials Announce Suicide Barrier Funding: Having secured $76 million, the barrier could be up within four years. Too little, too late—but at least it's happening. [Marin IJ]

Cars Turned Away From Lombard, Life Goes on: Quoth a tourist:"Getting out of the car might be a good thing, considering all the food we're eating." [SFGate

There Was a Giant Slip-n-Slide on Potrero Hill Last Weekend: Putting two hills out of commission to drivers over the weekend. [SFist]

Yahoo News Hires Michael Isikoff: The investigative reporter is expected to head up Yahoo's Kitten GIFs department. [NY Times]

"Orphan of Zhao" Doesn't Connect: Despite B.D. Wong's performance, A.C.T.'s current play never get going, according to this review. [EDGE SF]

Documenting High Modernist Architecture in Berkeley: Beautiful houses (that look like a total pain to live in) designed by Berkeley architect Donald Olsen. [Berkeleyside]

Twitter Seeks Glasnost With Russia: "We looked into Mr. Putin's history of faves and retweets, and were able to get a sense of his soul." [PandoDaily]

Condos May Be Coming to Site of Massive SoMa Tennis Club: Is it still gentrifying if you remove luxury tennis courts to put in luxury housing? [Socket Site]

 

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