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  1. Zendesk Co-Founder Mikkel Svane Writes a MemoirRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Re/code

    Six-foot-three and broad-shouldered, Zendesk co-founder and CEO Mikkel Svane filled up his side of the booth at Mikkeller Bar near his office in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood on a recent night. He looked down at the specialty beer joint's menu, a long list of hearty stouts and things like "Monk's Elixir, Belgian-style dark strong ale."

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  2. Bake And Bend: San Francisco Yoga Class Adds Pot To PracticeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Local

    SAN FRANCISCO - Instead of finishing a Vinyasa flow sequence by relaxing in child's pose, imagine taking a puff of a joint or a vaporizer filled with cannabis. That's just what one San Francisco yoga studio is advertising for students wishing to "elevate" their practice of deep stretching and relaxation.

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  3. Yoga class in S.F. adds marijuana for relaxationRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | SFGate

    David Hua of Meadow, a marijuana delivery service, smokes marijuana with yoga student Isamarie Perez before the weekly Ganja Yoga class taught by Dee Dussault at Merchants of Reality in the South of Market neighborhood in San Francisco. Praveen Sinha , Isamarie Perez and Nelson Sparks in the yoga class, which encourages students with a medicinal marijuana card to bring pot for personal consumption.

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  4. Capping year of rapid growth, Udemy announces enrollment of 5 millionth studentRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Freshnews

    ... on Udemy -- Udemy tripled its employee count to 120 employees and moved into expanded headquarters in San Francisco's SoMa district -- The company opened its first European outpost, located in Dublin, Ireland -- Udemy established Udemy Social ...

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  5. Home Sales Prices Just Hit New High in SFRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | San Francisco Magazine

    Median home sales prices in San Francisco hit an all-time high in November - and city hall is scrambling to keep up. According to the real-estate analysis firm DataQuick, in November the median San Francisco home sold for $1.07 million - a sharp increase from the previous record, an even one million, from July of this year.

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  6. SF Startup Using Tinder to Catch Its BurglarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Bold Italic

    The last thing I expected to see Tinder used for was a 21st century version of a wanted poster. But that's exactly what a startup has coopted the dating service for: to catch a hoodlum who's been robbing BuildZoom's SOMA headquarters.

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  7. Rents skyrocket in some S.F. neighborhoods, decline in othersRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... that much less than $2,620 in the Inner Sunset. Zumper expects that higher prices will continue for the Mission and SOMA as well as Dogpatch and Potrero Hill. Dreaming of San Francisco? Cece Blase offers local advice to San Francisco buyers, sellers ...

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  8. Why Should You Care About What Justin Bieber Does With His Money?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheStreet.com

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  9. Why Justin Bieber Backed Shots Is the Must-Watch Social Media App of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheStreet.com

    SAN FRANCISCO -- If sharing a selfie seems like a ridiculous form of communication, then you're most likely not a user of mobile application Shots , the latest craze among teens and the hot-girl startup all the venture capitalists want a piece of. Here's why: Just a little more than a year after launching, Shots has racked up 3.5 million registered users who view 740 million photos a month.

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  10. S.F. man acquitted of arson over Mercedes fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    Anthony Bejarano, 48,who was identified through surveillance footage released by police, was charged with burglary and arson after a car burned in a South of Market garage in June. He was acquitted by a jury on all charges Friday, Dec. 12, 2014.

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  11. By Popular Demand SpotHero Lands in San Francisco to Save DriversRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Auto Channel

    Dec. 15, 2014: Last week SpotHero announced that it will now make San Francisco drivers' lives easier with its on-demand parking app, available through iTunes or Google Play. Already an established industry leader with success helping drivers find parking in Chicago, New York, Washington D.C., Boston and other major U.S. cities, SpotHero brings relief to drivers by offering them the ability to park their cars their way, anywhere in San Francisco.

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  12. Good Eggs seals deal, joins fresh food hub in Bayview districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | SFGate

    After a generation of decline, San Francisco's food distribution and production sector is cooking up a blue-collar comeback in the Bayview. Good Eggs, a 300-person San Francisco company that delivers fresh food to residential customers, has leased 56,000 square feet at 901 Rankin St., a new $20 million building just being completed at the San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market .

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  13. San Fran Firefighters Partner with StrippersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | FireHouse.com

    Dec. 13--Where will San Francisco firefighters be on Thursday night? Why the Gold Club, of course -- you know, the South of Market "topless strip club featuring the best strippers in San Francisco." Members of San Francisco Firefighters Local 798 will be on hand to accept a check from the Gold Club's "Secret Santas" -- a euphemism for women dressed in far less than big red suits.

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  14. Firefighters, strip clubs' holiday connection seen as odd,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | SFGate

    Where will San Francisco firefighters be on Thursday night? Why the Gold Club , of course - you know, the South of Market "topless strip club featuring the best strippers in San Francisco." Members of San Francisco Firefighters Local 798 will be on hand to accept a check from the Gold Club's "Secret Santas" - a euphemism for women dressed in far less than big red suits.

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  15. Office Space: LinkedIn connects with South of MarketRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | SFGate

    Although employees work side by side, LinkedIn has conference rooms and private settings for work. Below: A giant screen shows BART and Muni arrival times.

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  16. Lale Debuts in the Inner Sunset; Coit Tower's Coffee CatastropheRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Eater

    A new restaurant, Lale , has debuted in the former home of the 60-year-old Villa Romana , which shuttered earlier this year . Owner Suzan Sarikurt is offering Turkish-inspired fare like wraps, soups, and flatbreads, as well as homemade jam and fresh-baked bread and English muffins.

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  17. Pop the champagne: Why bubbly is having a moment in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Business Journal

    ... Champagne Society at 7 th and Howard Streets, sat down to talk with the Business Times about his passion project in SoMa and what trends to look for as you raise a glass of bubbly this holiday season. Tell us a little bit about the San Francisco ...

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  18. Exclusive: Tishman Speyer plans two more highrise residential towers in SoMaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Business Journal

    ... to comment. Tishman is looking to unlock new value that the land will have once the city completes the Central SoMa plan by 2016. That zoning plan would in some case give developers the rights to build taller buildings and environmental clearance to ...

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  19. Ordinance Aims to Decrease Tobacco Permits in Low-Income NeighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | SF Appeal

    The San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance earlier this week that will stop the issuance of new tobacco permits to retailers in San Francisco's low-income neighborhoods with already high tobacco densities. The ordinance, introduced by San Francisco Supervisor Eric Mar and co-sponsored by Supervisors Jane Kim and Scott Wiener, will be an amendment to the city's health code and aims to create equity in the number of tobacco permits per district in San Francisco.

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  20. Residents Urged to Call 311 to Report Location of Homeless Individuals in Need of ShelterRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | SF Appeal

    The San Francisco Homeless Outreach Team is transporting homeless individuals to emergency shelters tonight and is urging residents to contact them immediately if they see someone who appears to be without shelter from the storm. The city's Homeless Outreach Team is canvassing streets and encampments to encourage people on the streets to go to shelter during the storm.

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