Good Morning Mission!

Photo by Lauren Smiley. Wi-Fi on Market or not — don't be this guy.

Photo by Lauren Smiley. Wi-Fi on Market or not — don't be this guy.

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It’s 7 a.m, 46° and headed to 65°. Details for the next 10 days are here.

Are you reading this post via the new Wi-Fi network on Market Street on your smart phone? Or worse yet — as this dude I recently saw going all office-on-the-F-line? Better not, because you’ll get robbed like, well, me recently by a man who used his gigantic gut as an accomplice to steal my iPhone on Muni. But that’s another story for another day.

The news: as California gets set to hike its minimum wage to $9 in July 2014, the federal minimum wage is plummeting when adjusted for inflation — causing no small amount of holiday bad cheer and tanking sales.

Speaking of needing money, Steve Fox, former editor of Mac World, is continuing a Kickstarter campaign to open Urban Putt — in part, to offset a reported $126,000 in transit development impact fees imposed by the city.

If we needed another reason to suspect La Mission is becoming a draw for the international glitterati, it would be when your locally-sourced market is written up by the likes of Conde Nast Traveler.

Mission District chef Angelo Auriana strikes out on his own at Los Angeles’ Factory Kitchen.

Today’s Possibilities:


Board of Supervisors, Room 250, 2 p.m.: Will be voting on whether to amend the planning code to allow for cottage food operation in dwelling units, and taking a second vote on Supervisor Campos and Avalos’ merger and demolition of residential units legislation. The board will also be confirming the Immigrant Rights Commission appointments of Kathleen Coll, Mario Paz, Celine Kennelly, Felix Fuentes, Melba Maldonado and T. Toye Moses. Terms until June 2015.


Go get your chocolate groove on at a “Crunchy Creamy All Chocolate Pop Up Party” at Dandelion Chocolate on Valencia from 7-9 p.m. $35. All proceeds go to the San Francisco and Marin food banks.

Camille Rai Trio, Jesse Strickman and Ra Data at Cafe Revolution. 8:30 p.m. Free.

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