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What We Were Reading While We Should Have Been Working (exist) - 173

Scott Lucas | February 10, 2014 | Lifestyle Story City Life

Why It's So Hard to Figure out the Sharing Economy's Winners and Losers: A new study suggests for every one percent increase in Airbnb rentals, local hotels suffer a 0.05 percent drop in revenue. But isn't that an overall efficiency gain? [H/t: Atlantic Cities]

Scooter Sharing Comes to the Castro: Well, in any case, we can all agree that we're all the winners when it comes to sharing scooters in the Castro. [H/t: Castro Biscuit]

County Dems Decline to Endorse Either Campos or Chiu: Oh boy. A non-story about what would have been a non-story anyway. [H/t: SF Examiner]

African Outlet Tries to Stay in Hayes, Despite Rent Hike: A petition has garnered over 300 signatures. [H/t: SF Examiner]

David Crosby Releases First Solo Album in 20 Years: We forget—which Beatle was he? [H/t: SFGate]

8 Solutions for SF Housing Crisis: Can't we just do all of them? [H/t: TIME]

Google Abandons Ferries: Between this news and the Barge getting kicked out of its Treasure Island berth, it's been a tough week for Google's littoral division. [H/t: San Jose Mercury]

This NYC Bagel Pop up Drew Insane Lines: We're sticking with the $4 Toast. [H/t: Eater SF]

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