On the afternoon of April 17th: if your doctor won’t meet you in person, he probably lives in Colorado; discerning between different types of pastries; a feisty “talking” cat is up for adoption, but – disappointingly – he doesn’t really have much to say.
THIS AFTERNOON’S TOP STORIES
A Colorado-based “Telemedicine” doctor was sentenced to nine months in jail for practicing medicine in California without a license after a Stanford student and “patient” of his committed suicide. Lesson learned: probably not a good idea to outsource your checkups. Chron
Captured Somali pirate will be brought to NY to face trial. Ex
FROM THE SF CHRONICLE
The only thing former Supervisor Peskin misses about his old job is officiating weddings. Chron
Breaking news: Palio serves $1 martinis at lunch. CBS5
CBS says Patrick the “talking” cat hasn’t been adopted yet due to his “cattitude.” After watching a video of Patrick “speaking,” we think it’s more because he sounds like a dinosaur snarling gibberish (but, he is very cute). CBS5
FROM THE REST OF THE WEB
Don’t know the difference between a macaroon and a macaron? Gasp, how embarrassing. Here’s a guide to the best of both in SF. Gridskipper
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