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What We Were Reading While We Should Have Been Working (exist) - 174

Scott Lucas | February 11, 2014 | Lifestyle Story City Life

Western Span of Bay Bridge to Be Named after Willie Brown Today: Poor Emperor Norton. At least he's still the Protector of Mexico. [H/t: SFGate]

Tenants Settle with Evicting Landlord: A look at what can happen after the Ellis Act is invoked. [H/t: SF Appeal]

America's Cup 2013 Cost to City Estimate Doubles to $11.5 Million: By contrast, that number is still 1/7th of what Larry Ellison gave to charity last year. [H/t: CBS Local]

SF's Threadbare Homeless Outreach Team: Supervisor Farrell announced this morning he would be asking the city to appropriate money for 100 more beds and to double the number of positions in the outreach team. [H/t: SFGate]

Oakland Fights Back against Tech Workers: Error 404: There's no there there. [H/t: The Guardian]

Techies Are the New Yuppies: They're the new yuppies because they aren't the new nerds. We're so confused. Can't we just say all the new things are all the old things and be done with it? [H/t: io9]

Hoss Zare Changes up Fly Trap: Back to the future at the Soma restaurant. [H/t: Zagat]

Pride Marshal Nominations Due Today: We're giving even odds for another win by Chelsea Manning. [H/t: Castro Biscuit]

Bernal Artists Build Medieval Rube Goldberg Machine: Check out that photo. Amazing. [H/t: Bernalwood]

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