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The building recently purchased by Falun Gong. 

Airbnb Lands Some Renters in Landlord Trouble: "'Landlords are pissed off that tenants are profiting off their properties,' said Delene Wolf, executive director of the San Francisco Rent Board. 'It makes them crazy: They're rent controlled, and the tenant is making more off their property than they can make.'" [H/t: SFGate

State Assembly Elects New Leader: Toni Atkins, the occupant of Willie Brown's former post, is the first lesbian to serve as the Speaker of the Assembly and the second woman. [H/t: SFGate]

Waterfront Ballot Fight Has Day in Court: The battle over Prop. B continues. [H/t: SF Examiner]

It's Really Hard to Make Google Pay Taxes: Shocking story—massive corporation acts like massive corporation. [H/t: Valleywag]

Coqueta and Chronicle's John Birdsall and Jon Bonne Are James Beard Award Finalists: Sadly, our own contributions to the food world remain unrecognized. [H/t: Eater SF]

Enter the Cragel: If this is the croissant/bagel hybrid you've been waiting for, congratulations. Also, consider taking up a hobby or something? [H/t: SF Weekly]

A Guide to Dressing for SF Seasons: Short version—always bring a hoodie. [H/t: The Bold Italic]

Falun Gong pays $6.9 Million for Building at 1950 Page: That's a lot of money. [H/t: Socket Site]

 

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