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What We Were Reading While We Should Have Been Working (exist) - 153

Scott Lucas | January 17, 2014 | Story

Jerry Brown Declares Drought: Weeks earlier than expected, too. [H/t: SFGate]

Denise Richards Tried to Sell Me 24k Gold Face Cream on Market Street: Because you just can't say no to nuclear scientist Christmas Jones. [H/t: SFist]

Police and City Government Work to Improve Pedestrian Safety: We hope that the effort bears fruit. [H/t: SF Examiner]

Why I Love Living in North Beach: Us too! Let's hang out at Tosca...oh wait, how expensive are the drinks? Never mind. [H/t: The Bold Italic]

Congress Puts Hold on Sale of Berkeley Post Office: Get ready for another exciting round of nothing happening. [H/t: Berkeleyside]

Asian Art Museum Pushes for Hipper Crowd: If its collection of Greco-Buddhist statuary isn't hip, we don't know what hip is. [H/t: SF Business Times]

Slice of Local Funk: See, here's something that even us and the Guardian-istas can agree on: Nobody was better than Sly and the Family Stone.[H/t: SF Bay Guardian]

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