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Your Wednesday afternoon link round up.

The Story Behind The Bay Guardian’s New Ownership and The Departure of Editor-Publisher Tim Redmond: Tim Redmond might not have been able to convert everyone in town to his left of left politcs. But, even still, he's a far better journalist than almost anyone in the City. [H/t: SF Bay Guardian]

Gay pride flag over Calistoga City Hall taken down after complaints: We're not mad at you, Calistoga. We're dissapointed. Actually, we're mad too. [H/t: Press Democrat]

SF Chain Store War Could Block Chipotle From Occupying Vacant Space: God knows that you can't find a burrito in this town. [H/t: SF Examiner]

New Laws Pass To Ease Food Truck Vs. Restaurant Tensions: We're impressed with Supervisor Wiener's accomplishments, but we don't think that the porno version this time around will be as good as the last one. [H/t: SFist]

The Bold Italic Blind Taste Tests Coffee: At San Francisco magazine, the coffee with the whiskey in it wins every time. [H/t: The Bold Italic]

Could a Cruise Actually Be Cool?: Turns out that when they give the writer a cruise for free, the writer turns in a glowing report. What a coincidence.[H/t: 7x7]

All eyes on us—How NSA Scandal Is Rooted in Bay Area: Inside the Stop Watching Us coalition. [H/t: SF Bay Guardian


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