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Donation Boxes Blight Oakland: The city contemplates cracking down on bad actors. [H/t: East Bay Express

Poll Shows Bipartisan Support for Prop 13 Change: A majority of voters support rewriting the landmark initiative that limits property tax increases to reassess the value of commercial property whenever it is transferred or sold. [H/t: SFGate]

No Easy Tweaks to Prop 13: "It's damn near impossible to keep track of this if the business involved doesn't want you to. And, oftentimes, they don't."  [H/t: SF Weekly]

$125 Martini Comes to St. Regis: We can't wait for Willie Brown to review it in his Sunday Chron column. [H/t: SFist]

Three Twins Offers $3,333.333 Ice Cream Sundae: Might as well send Brown to check up on that one too. [H/t: Eater SF]

Why Twitter Doesn't Want to Open an Office in Turkey: Hint—it's not about a tax break. [H/t: PandoDaily]

Mrs. Doubtfire Sequel in the Works:  Meet the Doubtfires? Big Doubtfire's House? A Mrs. Doubtfire Holiday? Christmas with the Doubtfires? Abbott and Costello Meet Mrs. Doubtfire? Live Free or Doubt Fire? Doubt Fire and Let Die? Freddy vs. Jason vs. Mrs. Doubtfire? Doubtfire's Eleven? 2 Doubt 2 Fire? Doubt Fire Into Darkness? We could do this all day long if we have to. [H/t: AVClub]


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