It’s 6:18 a.m, 39° going to 58°, and partly cloudy. Details are here.

There are secret meatballs at Delfina’s, SF Eater writes. Could there be three menus, as there are at Mission Chinese Food?

For those interested in crafts, here’s a list of shops in what Associated Content calls the “crafting zone,” an area just west of 101, around Bayshore and its environs.

And this is why we love Burrito Justice — Acme, the Once and Future Beer.

Less timeless: the layoffs at MySpace, from the LATimes.

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Founder/Executive Editor. I’ve been a Mission resident since 1998 and a professor emeritus at Berkeley’s J-school since 2019 when I retired. I got my start in newspapers at the Albuquerque Tribune in the city where I was born and raised. Like many local news outlets, The Tribune no longer exists. I left daily newspapers after working at The New York Times for the business, foreign and city desks. Lucky for all of us, it is still there.

As an old friend once pointed out, local has long been in my bones. My Master’s Project at Columbia, later published in New York Magazine, was on New York City’s experiment in community boards.

Right now I'm trying to figure out how you make that long-held interest in local news sustainable. The answer continues to elude me.

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