Oh man. If you’ve been following the Valencia Street public art saga, you know the original vote on the projects was thrown out. The San Francisco Arts Commission voted again today. The result? A tie! Justin Juul has details.

Vanessa Carr hit 18th Street to see what folks think about President Obama’s promise to end the military’s Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy.

And Lily Mihalik has the goods on a local production team that brings the arts to the Mission and cash to neighborhood nonprofits.

Tonight at Mission Street Food’s biweekly takeover of Lung Shan, a special fungus-themed menu. Maitake and snow fungus tempura. Huitlacoche sweet-corn soup. Plus, all profits go to Martin de Porres House of Hospitality. I’m so there.

Speaking of yummy, Big Jon and Gus of We Eatin’ are back — this time at Anthony’s Cookies. Check it out.

Burrito Justice reports that the SF Planning Commission meets today at 4 p.m. to hear public comment on plans for rebuilding St. Luke’s Hospital.

Also at city hall: a rally against budget cuts to higher ed. This one starts at noon on the steps of the city. Rigoberto Hernandez has the story.

In other education news, the school board just adopted a policy requiring administrators to seek consequences other than expulsion or suspension for kids who break the rules. The idea is to not let discipline cut into classroom time, and it’s already in place at Horace Mann School, as Garrett McAullife reported earlier this month.

And, finally, a shout out to our friends at Richmond Confidential, UC Berkeley’s newest hyperlocal news site. Lookin’ good!

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