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Gold 'Twerkulator' Bus Shuttles Donations for Fire Relief + More Topics to Discuss Over Brunch

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Here are some Bay Area stories you may have missed this week.

Museum of Ice Cream Sprinkles Are Clogging IG Feeds + SF Streets, SF Gate

Those colorful bits of delight have escaped from the wildly popular Museum of Ice Cream to swim in our gutters and gallivant in the streets. The concern here, though, is that the rainbow plastic pieces could make their way into the bay and become toxic fish food. Read more.


CA Says Pet Stores Can Only Have Rescue Animals, NY Times

We can usually count on California to side with animal welfare. Bill A.B. 485 was signed into law on Friday by Gov. Jerry Brown, which means that if you're planning on getting a fur baby from a pet store, it will be from a shelter or rescue. Starting in 2019, it will be illegal for stores to buy puppies, kittens, and rabbits from breeders—those who do will face a fine of $500. Read more.


New Airline Promises Super Fast Travel Between Oakland + LA, The Mercury News

No more waiting in line to check in or amongs the crowds at baggage claim. If you're jetting to L.A., you can arrive just 20 minutes before departure with JetSuiteX's new "private for public" service between Oakland International Airport and Hollywood Burbank Airport. Read more.


Salvator Mundi Makes a Pit Stop in SF, SFLUXE

Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi ('Saviour of the World') is available for viewing at Minnesota Street Project (today is the last day) as a preview to the Nov 15 auction at Rockefeller Plaza. Interested? For a cool $100 million, it can be yours. Read more.


Gilded "Twerkulator" Party Bus Carries Fire Relief as Good as Gold, KQED

Like a shining chariot, a 40-foot party bus has been coasting back and forth across the Golden Gate Bridge with donations from local businesses, bringing aid to those impacted by the fires. Named for twerking, the bus has traveled to Burning Man, a family reunion in Ohio, and originally transported federal inmates in Indiana. Now in current carnation, it carries good vibes to those in need. Read more.

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