Good Morning Mission!

A girl gets ready to skateboard down Clarion Alley for a video.  Photo by Marta Franco.

A girl gets ready to skateboard down Clarion Alley for a video. Photo by Marta Franco.

It’s 7 a.m. and 56° now and expected to rise to a mostly sunny 63°. Details for the next 10 days are here.

California Senator Mark Leno announced yesterday that, for the time being, he’s abandoning his bill aimed at reforming the Ellis Act. The Senator said that he’s still committed to the Ellis Act reform efforts, and will likely renew his legislative goals next year. The Chronicle has details.

Some teachers in San Francisco aren’t paid the city’s minimum wage. Last night, the San Francisco School board debated a proposal that would change that. The Guardian explains the details around this issue.

There’s an imbalance in the Force; San Francisco lost out to Chicago in scoring a George Lucas museum. Stay tuned for more Star Wars related news, seriously.

Madame Tussaud’s adds a new face to its creepy, wax entourage: none other than Harvey Milk.

Which reminds me, as promised, your daily helping of queer link-bait:adorable pictures from America’s longest running gay prom.

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