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Your Wednesday afternoon lunch break link bait.

CCSF Outlines Plan to Close: 21 different Bay Area colleges have agreed to house students in case of a shutdown. [H/t: SFGate]

"Affordable" $1.2 Million Homes in Orinda: Another case of how prices increase when supply is artificially limited. [H/t: SF Business Times]

Yes, the Internet Really Is Taking Up the Time You Used to Spend with Real People: Another confirmation of the work of Robert Putnam, whose Bowling Alone looks more prophetic by the day and—I'm sorry, I can't finish this sentence right now, I have to look at a picture of a guy skateboarding next to a doberman. [H/t: Atlantic Cities]

Here's A Picture of a Guy Skateboarding Next to a Doberman: I mean, just look at it! [H/t: SF Citizen]

Queering Gaming: Including cool stuff like "Anna Anthropy's Triad [...] an allegorical puzzle game about fitting three lovers together in one bed, and Deirdra Kiai's Dominique Pamplemousse [...] an adventure game featuring a singing gender-ambiguous detective." [H/t: SF Bay Guardian]

BART Strike Cost Average Financial District Restaurant $5,000 a Day in Lost Revenue: That's a hit of around 12%. [H/t: Eater SF]


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