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It’s 7 a.m. and 51°. We’re headed up to 70° later today. Take a look at the 10-day forecast here and you’ll see a warm-up headed our way into the beginning of the week.

Sixteen. That’s the number of available shower stalls across San Francisco that serve the city’s 3,400 people who live on the streets. As the San Francisco Chronicle’s City Insider blog reports, Doniece Sandoval thinks it’s time for more — and she’s actively trying to up that number, one Muni bus at a time. Sandoval has launched a program to morph decommissioned Muni buses into shower stalls that can be driven around to nonprofits that serve the homeless. Not only do we love her idea, we think she may be just the type of person we need for our tech bus contest, don’t you?

After it crashed for several hours yesterday in California and 16 other states, the food stamp system is back up and running. According to the Associated Press, the outage was the result of a routine test of backup systems by vendor Xerox Corp.

If you’re a Dolores Heights neighbor of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, you may be about to hit the jackpot — provided, that is, that you want to sell your house and that Zuckerberg wants to keep on buying out his neighbors. As the San Jose Mercury News writes, Zuckerberg has purchased four homes adjacent to his pad in Palo Alto. Does the same fate await Zuckerberg’s neighbors at his San Francisco digs? Only time will tell.

Lynne Shallcross

Lynne Shallcross was stressed and tired after walking three miles without finding an open community clinic. “Is this what it's like for Mission residents who work full-time?” she wondered. Having walked...

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