No one likes the commute from Oakland to San Francisco, including Stephen Curry, who's purchased an $8 million residence inside the city's luxe new Four Seasons condo tower that's opening near YBCA this summer.
Plus, the SF Zoo is raising money for Australia via a naming contest for their adorable two-year-old koala; a Bay Area drag queen landed a spot on RuPaul's Drag Race; and more local stories you might have missed while cheering on the 49ers this week.
First San Francisco Queen In Eight Years Lands On 'Rupaul's Drag Race' Season 12, SFist
Japanese anime and K-pop loving queen, Rock M. Sakura, has been performing around SF for the last five years—and is somehow only the show's second ever Bay Area rep. Read more.
Warriors' Steph Curry scores luxury home in new SF condo tower, SF Chronicle
While the Curry's are hanging on to their Atherton property, Steph's fancy new digs, located in the Mission Street Four Seasons Private Residences set to open in June, is just minutes away from Chase Center. Read more.
Naming Contest For New Koala Aims To Raise Money For Australian Wildlife, SF Gate
You've got until January 31 to make a donation to the Bushfire Emergency Wildlife Fund and submit your best name nomination for San Francisco Zoo's cuddly new resident. Read more.
Oakland Homeless Group 'The Village' Constructs Tiny House Community On Median, SFist
The Village believes their in-progress group of 11 eight-by-twelve-foot un permitted homes—also known as the Right to Exist Curbside Community—is giving value to an "unused piece of land with no real value" in Oakland. Read more.
Brunch Hot Spot Zazie Has Been Sold, Eater SF
But don't expect too many changes at the Cole Valley brunch mainstay! While Jennifer Bennett is remaining as a 25% owner, she sold the majority of the business to longtime employees Mario Rojas, Francisco Romero, and Megan Cornelius. Read more.