It’s 6:45 a.m, 40° going to 59°, with plenty of sun. Details are here.

Noisebridge, the hacker space on Mission Street, has raised cash and will stay open, reports Uptown Almanac.

If you can’t figure out what Noisebridge is, read this piece.

Performance artist Guillermo Gomez-Peña wrote an open letter to the drug cartels and Rio Yañez posted it on his blog.

And an interesting piece this morning at the NYT on Facebook and friends with benefits.

Enjoy the sun, lc

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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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