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Your Monday afternoon lunch break link bait. 

Oakland—Love It or Leave It: Raising important questions about gentrification in the East Bay. [H/t: Oakland Local

Crackdown May Be Coming on Beach Dogs: Another front in the continuing off-leash wars. [H/t: SFGate]

Chron Names 2014 Rising Star Chefs: Guy Fieri continues to be shut out of the list. [H/t: SFGate]

Alta CA is the Zuni of Right Now: Maybe it is, but the food truck that sold us that amazing wild boar sausage last week is the Alta CA of tomorrow. [H/t: Chow]

Supes Need Primer on Homelessness: Randy Shaw thinks Supervisor Farrell has the right approach on homeless policy, not John Avalos.[H/t: Beyond Chron]

China's Economic Woes Could Hurt SF Real Estate: Your daily reminder of interconnected global capitalism. [H/t: SF Business Times]

Pacifica Radio Is Sliding Into the Abyss: Sad news for beloved left-wing radio station. [H/t: LA Weekly]

Rand Paul Hangs Out at Berkeley Philz Coffee: Love or hate his politics, he's got great taste in java (though the article doesn't mention what exactly Paul ordered). [H/t: Daily Caller]


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