It’s 7 a.m, 51°F and headed to a high of 63°F. Today is the last sunny day before clouds roll in, bringing some showers with them. But before you let seasonal affective disorder rain on your spirits, take a moment to pause and give thanks that you aren’t in Montreal, where snow is on the horizon. Details for the next 10 days — in the Mission — are here.
In Obama’s sales pitch for the Affordable Care Act, the president often repeated the promise that people happy with their current individual insurance plans would be able to keep those plans. But as the rollout began, that quickly proved untrue. More than 1 million residents in California alone are at risk of losing their current policies, The Chronicle reports, and now the state is scrambling to prevent that from happening. Meanwhile, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that would allow people to keep their plans through next year. The New York Times has that story.
First there was the mysterious Google barge moored at Treasure Island. Now, the San Francisco Business Times reports that the search giant might be eyeing Mission Bay as the possible site of an SF expansion. While it’s only a rumor at this point, the 14 acres of land owned by Salesforce that has been at the center of the speculations could accommodate 2 million square feet of office space and 8,000 workers — not out of character with Google’s other expansive locations.
And it appears that another longtime 24th Street business will bite the dust. According to Uptown Almanac, Pop’s Bar (at 24th and York) has been sold to an unidentified buyer.