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The Daily Blurgh: Gay ice cream, straight bears, sun songs

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Curiosities, quirks, oddites, and items from around the Bay and beyond

The California foothills are alive with "extremely high levels of lead, arsenic and asbestos."

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Russian gajillionaire pledges to financially support rotting historic pile Fort Ross.

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The Daily Blurgh: Grifter raccoons, literary subway stations, the Streep!!!

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Curiosities, quirks, oddites, and items from around the Bay and beyond

Beware of teary raccoon eyes when in Davis.

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It's no battleship Potemkin but the cruiser Varyag, which recently docked in our waters, is no slouch. Neither is its "relaxation cabin."

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The Daily Blurgh: Corpse flower is not a '90s Goth band

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Curiosities, quirks, oddites, and items from around the Bay and beyond

I would love to hear what Judge Judy would say to the Petaluma mother who, passed out after drinking tequila, let her 2-year-old daughter wander out of her house. Barefoot. Oy.

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Where exactly is the Tenderloin?

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The Daily Blurgh: Ethnic Frensing, a bear suns in Oakland

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Fake trend alert! "Ethnic Frensing." Quick! Get it into circulation before Tyra Banks tries to copyright it.

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WTF Headline of the day: "Ghoulish cargo of 60 severed heads found at airport."

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The Daily Blurgh: Frat douches, crank callers, Marx on soccer

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Curiosities, quirks, oddites, and items from around the Bay and beyond

Meg Whitman's son is an asshat (surprised?).

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City passes moibile phone radiation law. As if you didn't already know that your iThing was going to cause ear cancer.

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The Daily Blurgh: Stakeout on 6th Street, Twilight tribute bands, tipsy artists

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Curiosities, quirks, oddites, and items from around the Bay

Thomas Kinkade: "painter of light," shameless boozehound. (Also: Doesn't the mugshot totally make him look like a champion poker player or a washed up bookie? I always thought he would be more Bob Ross than Hunter S. Thompson).

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Ozzy Osbourne has donated his body to science. Will Keith Richards follow suit?

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The Daily Blurgh: Poisoned fruit cocktails, tipsy crafts

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Curiosities, quirks, oddites, and items from around the Bay and beyond

The moral imperative of the BP oil spill: Drive 20 percent less.

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Former gourmet chocolatier goes vegan.

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The Daily Blurgh: Debauched Pride memories, extreme dog makeovers

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Curiosities, quirks, oddites, and items from around the Bay and beyond

Local, notable queers reminisce about their first Pride experiences.

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A breakdown of Berkeley's food Meccas.

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The Daily Blurgh: Pissed librarians, neighborhood art, zoo babies

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Curiosities, quirks, oddites, and items from around the Bay and beyond

I want my LGBTV! Prop 8 Trial closing arguments will not be televised.

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Andrei Tarkovsky made a whole lotta gorgeous films. He also took a whole lotta gorgeous Polaroids.  (Thanks Boing Boing).

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