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Boldface names save Tosca Cafe, @CoconutRiceBear makes more money than you do + more topics to discuss over brunch

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You won't believe how much money this Bay Area dog makes in a year thanks to Instagram.

Plus, get ready for legit adult cannabis beverages, SFO bans plastic water bottles, and more local headlines you may have missed this week.


Tosca Cafe to reopen with new owners Nancy Oakes, Anna Weinberg and Ken Fulk, San Francisco Chronicle

It was but a week ago that news of the legendary Tosca Cafe's closure broke San Francisco's collective heart. But now, a true SF restaurant dream team has stepped in to save the day. Read more.


San Francisco man's dog on pace to make $80K a year, SFGate

The fluffy white ball of love that is Coconut Rice Bear makes around $3,500 for each of her Instagram posts. Follow the four-year-old Samoyed's SF adventures. Read more.


Drink Your Weed: Is Cannabis the Beverage Industry's Next Big Thing?, NBC Bay Area

Thanks to modern nanotechnology, the cannabis industry has finally figured out how to infuse weed into beverages—everything from sports drinks to green juices to cocktails—that don't taste like salad dressing. Read more.


The Apple Card launches to select users today—here's everything you need to know, CNBC

A randomly selected batch of Apple users have received their fancy new cards. Jealous? Read more.


Black leaders in SF support saving controversial George Washington High School mural, San Francisco Chronicle

An old mural that's controversial for its racist portrayal of African Americans has its share of detractors who hope to see it destroyed. But a new unlikely group is in support of saving it for posterity: local black leaders themselves. Read more.


SFO Becomes First Airport to Ban Plastic Water Bottle Sales, SF Eater

Once again, San Francisco takes the lead in the eco battle against plastic. The new policy will take effect on August 20th. Read more.

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