What could you get for a million bucks? Well for starters, you could get half of San Francisco stoned, which is pretty much what went down at Outside Lands last weekend.
Plus, Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation is helping fund classrooms victimized by mass shootings—that means Gilroy; George Washington High School will keep its historic-yet-racist mural; and more local headlines you might have missed.
Outside Lands' Grass Lands sold seven figures worth of cannabis. How much weed is that?, SFGate
With seven figures worth of cannabis sales, OSL's first legal marijuana venture was quite the success. For context: that's over 66,666 Flow Kana pre-rolls. Read more.
Lady Gaga funds Gilroy classroom projects in honor of shooting victims, Datebook
In the wake of recent mass shootings, Lady Gaga has decided to create hope in impacted communities by funding classroom projects in honor of the victims. Among recipients is the Gilroy Unified School District, who has received over $11,717 in funding for 23 projects. Read more.
Alex Rodriguez Says Some Items Stolen From His Car In SoMa Were 'Irreplaceable', SFist
Former basketball pro A-Rod missed the memo about taking your valuables with you when you park in SF. While dining at SoMa hotspot Marlowe, J.Lo's fiancé had hundreds of thousands of dollars of jewelry, camera equipment, and items with a "personal nature" stolen from his rented SUV. Read more.
New operator could take over San Francisco's Cliff House restaurants, San Francisco Chronicle
The National Park Service is officially accepting applications for a new operator to take over the Cliff House restaurants, perched above Ocean Beach. Dan and Mary Hountalas, who have owned and operated the iconic dining spots since 1973 are hopeful that after reapplying, the restaurants will stay in their hands. Read more.
San Francisco School Board Votes to Hide, but Not Destroy Disputed Murals, The New York Times
The San Francisco Board of Education has decided to cover, but preserve, a mural at George Washington High School that many have deemed harmful to Native American and Black students. The 4-3 vote comes after complaints of censorship sparked by an initial, nullified vote to paint over the controversial mural. Read more.