U.S. Senator and possible presidential hopeful with California governor and chum Gavin Newsom. (Courtesy of @kamalaharris)

Kamala Harris is probably running for president, Boba Guys open a tapioca factory + more topics to discuss over brunch

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Watch out, Elizabeth Warren—there's a Bay Area woman most likely entering the presidential race and she's very persistent.

Also, would you live in an "abartment?" That's right, one Berkeley artist/activist wants to turn decommissioned BART cars into homes. Plus, AT&T Park is so last year. Welcome to Oracle Park, home of the SF Giants!


They've Made Lots of Bubble Tea. Now They'll Make the Pearls Too, The New York Times

Your favorite bubble tea just got a even more local. That's right, those bouncy tapioca pearls in your Boba Guys drink are now being made by the guys themselves in a factory over in Hayward. If you thought Boba Guys had become an empire already, you ain't seen nothing yet. Read more.


Kamala Harris reportedly ready to jump into 2020 race, lining up East Coast headquarters, San Francisco Chronicle

The rumor mill is a-churning and one of its hottest topics right is whether or not Kamala Harris will toss her hat into the 2020 presidential ring. The U.S. Senator has been dancing around questions of her candidacy for weeks now, but according to The Chron, she's in. Read more.


SF Giants' home now called Oracle Park after AT&T split, SFGate

AT&T Park is so last year. 2019? The year of Oracle. It might take some getting used to, but the home of the San Francisco Giants has officially being rechristened Oracle Park thanks to a 20-year contract with the Bay Area tech giant. Thank you AT&T, next. Read more.


What the Latest Foie Gras Legal Decision Means for SF Restaurants, SF Eater

The delicacy is officially illegal in California (again). Keep an eye on your favorite restaurant menus for more duck-friendly dishes. Read more.


Would you live inside these fantasy BART apartments?, SF Curbed

BART has announced that it plans to decommission a bunch of old trains. And now the question is what the heck to do with. Berkeley artist and activist Alfred Twu has an idea: Let's help solve for the local housing crisis by transforming the old train cars into two bedroom "abartments." Talk about modern living. Read more.

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