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Treasure Island art proposals now on view + more topics to discuss over brunch

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SF's Sixth Street is experiencing a cultural renaissance—so is Treasure Island!—andmore headlines you may have missed this week.


Berkeley Cuts Taxes on Marijuana to Compete With Black Market, CBS

As one of the only cities in California to make the move, Berkeley is cutting the tax on ganja from 10 percent to five to price match what your dealer is offering. Read more.


New Spots Opening on 6th Street, Long Known for Gritty Realities of Urban Life, SF Chronicle

Property owners have taken an interest in the dicey two-block corridor between Market and Howard streets. Recent openings include a new cafe and art gallery, a bar, Jewish bakery, grilled cheese shop, milk tea cafe, and awig store. But that's just the beginning. Read more.


Treasure Island Public Art Proposals Go on View, SF Gate

Seven artists—including Ai Wei Wei, Andy Goldsworthy, and Hiroshi Sugimoto—have installed their proposals for the redevelopment of Treasure Island, and they're available for public view. Read more.


Autonomous Car Gets First-Ever Traffic Ticket, In San Francisco, Forbes

It's been a bleak ride for self-driving cars so far. But now they're getting citations—for failure to yield the right of way to a pedestrian, no less. Read more.


Looks Like Thomas Keller Is Opening a Mexican Restaurant, Eater SF

Look out, Napa. Thomas Keller is seeking a chef de cuisine who specializes in Mexican cooking. Read more.

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