It’s 7 a.m, 44° and headed to just above 60°. Details for the next ten days are here.
First some announcements: We have a visiting editor for the next four weeks, Lauren Smiley, formerly of SF Weekly and now writing for San Francisco Magazine and the New Yorker business blog. Welcome Lauren.
You’ll also notice that we’re making a change in Good Morning Mission. The top will still aggregate what might be of interest to Mission readers, but we’ll also add meetings that you may want to attend as well as events of the day.
Okay, back to the news. The California Budget Project has released a new report and analysis of how much it takes to live a modest standard of living in California. The operative word is modest.
The link has a nifty, although optimistic, budget calculator. It figures a single adult in San Francisco will pay $1095 in rent and need to earn $3046 a month and $36,551 a year.
The SF Weekly reports that the city examiner released its preliminary report on how Lynne Spalding died in a stairwell at San Francisco Hospital after the hospital lost track of her.
According to local news station KTVU, Spalding died of “probable electrolyte imbalance with delirium (Clinical Sepsis) while in stairwell. Due to complications of ethanolism (Clinical history).” She disappeared from her hospitable room two days after receiving surgery for a urinary tract infection, and was found dead three weeks later. READ THE FULL STORY HERE
Lastly, Burrito Justice has great before and after photos of the 3300 Club’s sign.
Don’t forget to submit to the first round of Mission Local’s contest to turn the tech buses into moving art pieces. These are due by December 31. firstname.lastname@example.org
10:00 a.m. $1 book sale at the Public Library’s Treat Avenue drop off center between 17th and 18th Streets.
2:00 p.m. There’s an end-of -the semester show at the Mission Cultural Center.
6:00 p.m. Live Art Making at Root Division.
7:00 p.m. Unsilent Night at Dolores Park. Boomboxes, kids and dogs welcome.
7:30 p.m. Like the Roxie and need a date? Well, then get to their fundraiser. It’s called “Wrap Your Arms Around a Stranger,” and it sounds like fun.
Enjoy the day.