Society columnist Catherine “C-Big” Bigelow (who is just Swell with us) will do anything — we mean anything — to get her story.  Even if that means slogging all the way to Paris to cover Willie Brown’s labor-talks-busting birthday. (Hmmm.  Our invitation must have gotten lost in the mail.)

We’ve been following her tweets from the City of Lights, and, so far, this one has resonated with us the most:

WHAT.  There’s so much we need to know — is he there for the party?  Is this a coincidental meeting? Or is her there to give Mayor Brown eternal life? We’ve messaged C-Big, and will let you know when we do.

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Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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