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Your Friday lunchtime link roundup.

Strange Fruitvale: The Eerie Intersection of Oscar Grant and Trayvon Martin: Our editor Ellen Cushing told us this morning that his was "the best thing I've ever read about Fruitvale Station." We're inclined to agree. [H/t: Grantland]

The Dark Side of Startup City: This story is like every day of our tech boom SF life in one article. [H/t: Grist]

Oakland City Council Reject Brooks Censure: The Councilwoman who faced ethics violations regarding a teen center will not be punished, but not before she tried to censure the rest of the council. [H/t: SFGate]

"Old Hippie" Protests Her Own Bohemian Grove Protest: What a long, strange trip it's been. [H/t: SFGate]

The Case For Walnut Creek: It's sunny, cheap, and surprisingly fun. Obviously, the Creek is the worst place ever. [H/t: The Bold Italic

Eichler's See-Through Modernism in Marin County: You know what that house needs? Watercolor wallpaper. [H/t: California Home and Design]

Food Sharing App Is Huge Health Hazard: We have some Doritos we can share with you, though. That stuff never goes bad. [H/t: SF Weekly]

Tech Folks Are Disrupting Your Dinner Reservations: Sorry tech folks, us writer folks are bringing you your lunch just as fast as we can—we just have to finish writing up Link Bait first. [H/t: SFist]


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