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Your Thursday afternoon lunch break link bait. 

Voters in One of America’s Most Expensive Cities Just Came up With Another Way to Block New Housing: Man, we'd hate to live there. [Washington Post]

Man Thinks He's on Date, Gets Robbed: Little semantic quibble here. If the guy was going to meet his supposed "date" at 12:25 a.m., that's not a date. That's a casual encounter. [SFGate]

Muni Strikers Find Little Public Support: In contrast to the BART strike, Muni workers find little to no public cover. [SF Examiner]

The Best Places to Be Alone in San Francisco: We recommend blogging. [SFist]

Uber More Than Doubles Its Market Street Office Space: The move means that 1455 Market is now fully leased. [Curbed SF]

This Is What It's Like Being Pregnant in SF: Wherein we learn of the existence of something called hypnobirthing. [The Bold Italic]

Once in a Lifetime Plant Blooming at UC Botanical Garden: The Puya raimondii plant, a native of South America, sends up a 30,000 flowers on a 15 foot stalk. [Berkeleyside

Massive Algebra Cheating Ring Busted at Palo Alto High School: Study math hard, kids. Otherwise you'll end up working a journalism job. [San Jose Mercury]


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