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What We Were Reading While We Should Have Been Working (exist) - 274

Scott Lucas | July 3, 2014 | Lifestyle Story City Life

Berkeley Novelist's Book Gets Colbert Bump: This story is just gosh darn amazing. Edan Lepucki is our new local hero. [NYTimes]

SF Should Fear No FOMO: No America's Cup? What, us worry? [40 Going on 28]

Housing Policy Trade-Offs in SF: A sober guide to the least bad options. [Forbes]

Home Depot Scraps Bayview Plans: Supervisor Malia Cohen, who says she wants to defend light industry in SF, also wants to keep out Home Depot. [SFGate]

What Tim Draper Will Use His 30,000 Bitcoins for: 30,000 Californias? [PandoDaily]

Journalist Lowell Bergman on Assaults on Free Press: You may not know it from all the stories about "Where SF's Cheaters Live," but journalism can be a noble calling that's worth defending. Here's why. [Al Jazeera]

Who You Calling a Techie?: One more round of the never ending kulturkampf to ease you into the long weekend. [LA Review of Books]

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