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Your Tuesday afternoon lunch break link bait. 

The Case for Criticizing Philanthropy: "If philanthropy is not now 'the recognizable mark of a wicked man,' it is often the mark of an ideologically driven, partisan one." Oh, hi Marc. [The Atlantic

Half Ton of Pot Left on San Mateo Beach: Thank god Vinod Khosla hasn't closed access to that beach yet too. [SF Weekly]

Chiu Campos Race Heats up: But what Nevius calls "haymakers," we think are more glancing blows. [SFGate]

Amazing Crab Restaurant Opens in Berkeley: The place, called "Amazing Crab" serves, you guessed it, mediocre lobster. [Eater SF]

Meet a Professional Cuddle Therapist: He's not licensed, though, because, you know, there isn't a professional license for cuddle therapy. [The Bold Italic]

Ron Conway Opens Independent Expenditure Committee in Campos-Chiu Race: Tim Redmond seems correct in expecting a rerun on the hit on Olague in D5 last time around. [48 Hills]

Ai Weiwei Alcatraz Exhibition to Open September 27th: Tickets will go on sale June 27th. [SFist]

Richmond Police Chief Marries Contra Costa District Supervisor's Chief of Staff: The first gay male chief of police to be married in the United States. [East Bay Express]

Los Shucos Cook Dies on Day off:  A heartbreaking story. [Mission Local]


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