A co-working campground opens in SF, baby falcons nest at Cal + more Bay Area news
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A co-working campground opens in SF, baby falcons nest at Cal + more Bay Area news


Here are some headlines you might've missed this week.

Baby falcon flies off Berkeley's Campanile for first time, Mercury News

Two adorably fuzzy peregrine falcon babies, named Fiat and Lux, have made their home on UC Berkeley's Campanile tower. They took their first flight last week, but very sadly Lux died on Tuesday when she flew into Evans Hall. Pour one out this weekend for Lux. Read more.

San Francisco's first outdoor coworking space opens, Curbed SF

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to camp out at a coworking space? Well, you're in luck. SF's first outdoor coworking site, built by Campsyte, has arrived in SoMa with fairy lights, wooden tables, and a few trailers. You can rent space for $5/hour, $11/day, or $33/month. Campsyte will open a second spot in Oakland later this month. Read more.

News Outlets to Seek Bargaining Rights Against Google and Facebook, NY Times

The News Media Alliance, a collection of news outlets all over the country, is attempting to gain the right to collective bargaining with Google and Facebook. Google and Facebook have been hogging the digital advertising market, making it harder for news outlets to make money and harder to pay for quality reporting. Read more.

Videos emerge of SF police officer bumping into skateboarder before wreck, SF Chronicle

At an informal skating competition at Dolores Park on Tuesday, July 11, a police officer and a skater collided, sending the skater over the hood of a police car. Many are alleging that the police officer put his shoulder out, causing contact and injury to the rider, when he could have let him pass. Read more.

One Thing Silicon Valley Can't Seem to Fix, NY Times

Silicon Valley suffers from a major problem: Hardly any of the mega-companies' HQs are near public transit. Apple's new Cupertino campus has 33 million square feet of office space and 33 million square feet of...parking space? Read more.

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