• The San Francisco Planning Commission has opted for a completely different rebuild of the 1935 Neutra-designed Twin Peaks home. Faced with mounting legal backlash, the 3,200-square-foot proposed house was approved by the commission, a far cry from the 900-square-foot abode that design nerds hoped they would see again. [Chronicle]
  • Two suspects were arrested in relation to stealing three puppies — two huskies, one pitbull — from SF Animal Care earlier this week. Thankfully, too, the two husky puppies were recovered by SFPD and returned; the pitbull is still, unfortunately, not accounted for. [NBC Bay Area]
  • Café Encina finally opens in North Oakland’s Jewel Box neighborhood. The Spanish influence—including vegan and gluten-free gambas al ajillo and various pintxos, a.k.a. “snacks on bread” — is undeniably fills a gastronomic need in East Bay. [NOSH]
  • The all-female crew of Maiden, a yacht sailing around the world, makes a stop in SF before heading further down the Pacific coastline. [ABC 7]
  • Police are searching for suspects involved in a hit-and-run collision on Skyline Boulevard, off the Great Highway. [CBS SF]
  • 18 more street cameras watch over Chinatown, installed after a slew of recent crimes in the area. [KTVU]
  • San Francisco’s most expensive home is now a more palatable $40.5 million, a nearly $5 million dollar cut from the former asking price. [KRON4]
  • These are the stomping grounds of Michelin-starred chefs in San Francisco. [NYT]
  • Take an in-depth (and NSFW) tour of Juanita MORE!’s iconic Tender-Nob apartment. [YouTube]

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