Believe it or not, some environmental activists aren't too happy about the new outdoor art. (Courtesy of @msmayrapadilla)

Controversial Greta Thunberg mural on Mason Street + more topics to discuss over brunch

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Kid climate activist Greta Thunberg is being honored by a new mural in the city, sparking outrage from certain climate advocates who aren't so hot on the use of spray paint.

But a new BYO cup coffee shop policy spreading across the Bay Area might be more climate friendly, plus 200 workers revamp Point Reyes Lighthouse, "F— PG&E" beer misses the mark, and more news you may have missed this week.



Famed lighthouse at Point Reyes shines again after $5.7 million makeover, SF Chronicle

While the fancy upgrades—including a fresh coat of paint—were underway, 1920s treasure was found deep within the walls. Read more.


Huge Greta Thunberg mural underway near Union Square, Curbed SF

Teenage climate activist extraordinaire Greta Thunberg got her very own Mason Street mural by Nino Cobre, the artist behind Market Street's Robin Williams rendering—and anti spray paint environmentalists aren't too happy about it. Read more.


To-go coffee cups could become a thing of the past in the Bay Area, SF Chronicle

Kiss your paper coffee cups goodbye! Beginning in January, shops in Berkeley will begin charging a 25 cent disposable cup fee—while others across the Bay are ditching them entirely. Read more.

Anti-PG&E Beer Brewers Are Not Backing Down, Eater SF

Santa Barbara based brewery Shady Oak Barrel House's newly released "F— PG&E" California pale ale created controversy. Read more.


See inside the luxury homes being built on SF's Yerba Buena Island, SF Gate

In addition to 266 luxury residences, the Treasure Island adjacent rock is set to gain a private clubhouse complete with a swimming pool and spa, and five miles of walking trails by 2021. We're ready to move in! Read more.

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