shorts11-235x300Do you hate needles? Do you hate vaccines? Do you hate SWINE FLU?? Lucky for you there’s now a nasal spray for your snout. [SFist]

Gavin Newsom and his wife just had their first baby girl. Le’ts hope by the time she’s grown up, she’ll be able to get married, no matter what her sexual orientation happens to be. [San Jose Mercury News]

Have you ever wanted to convert a parking space into a public park? Yeah, we neither. But lucky for you, San Franciscans do a lot of things you probably wouldn’t think of doing. [SFist]

Do you hate this obnoxious heat wave we’ve been in for the past few days? Well we hate to be the bearers of bad news, but it’s not going away any time soon. [San Jose Mercury News]

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Fortunately for you perpetually under-dressed, SoCal-bred Cal students, UC Berkeley and Texas Tech University researchers say that gloomy interruptions to the Bay Area’s summer sunshine may soon be in the past. And it’s all thanks to climate change.

If you can remember last summer, you know that Berkeley weather was consistently dull. The air was cold, foggy and overcast all day, every day–and it wasn’t until September that the sunshine actually showed its face. Such ugly weather was typical of a Bay Area summer, and we got used to it.

This year, however, the dull weather is hardly noticeable–one day it can be much too breezy for your favorite pair of short-short cutoffs, but soon enough it feels like a lemonade-sipping summertime that lasts for two weeks straight.

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