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 Courtesy of Curve boutique

Parallel 37 photo by Craig Lee 

Weekly Roundup

San Francisco magazine | February 17, 2012 | Story

You’re going to like the way this looks: Local boutiques have taken a cue from the runways, hyper-localizing their looks with their own digital lookbooks and blogs that cater to San Francisco’s style.

Sipping while you ski: Squaw Valley has just installed a ski-in Starbucks–you know, so you can take on the Palisades with a caramel macchiato in hand…

A technical detail: With 62 percent of San Franciscans renting at rates that almost match the Big Apple’s, it’s hard to sympathize with the landlords. But the new tech boom means salaries are on the rise. The Bay Citizen reports how property owners may be getting shortchanged.

Ritzy remodel: The stuffy Dining Room is out, and the sleek Parallel 37 is in–finally, a decor to match the talents of the chef.

Uncharted waters: SFGate reports on a new bill moving through the state Senate that could have a dramatic effect on Oakland’s charter schools, which serve 17 percent of school-age children in the city.



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