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What We Were Reading While We Should Have Been Working (exist) - 34

Scott Lucas | July 18, 2013 | Lifestyle Story City Life

Baby Gorilla Born At SF Zoo: We demand pictures of the tiger cub playing with the baby gorilla. Because we are serious journalists, that's why. [H/t: SFGate]

Secret Recipe—Nopa's Custard French Toast: We always figured that it involved a syringe. [H/t: 7x7]

Hood Haikus: Sadly, Our spot is/ Not North Beach, not Waterfront/ We have no hood name [H/t: The Bold Italic]

Second Season Lineup For SF JAZZ Announced: We're not sure why Bill Cosby counts as a jazz artist, but maybe it's because of the way he says pudding pops? [H/t: Hayeswire]

New Leadership at the Bay Guardian: The Bay Guardian lives! [H/t: SF Bay Guardian]

Castro Safety Meeting Set For July 31: Supervisor Wiener, the SFPD, and community members will be responding to the recent uptick in violence. [H/t: Castro Biscuit]

America's Leading VC Area Codes: Combined, the 650 and 415 area codes had 867 venture capital deals in 2012. Of those, only 317 were for startups that were apps that were like Instagram meets Tesla, but for bicyclists. [H/t: The Atlantic Cities]

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