Ex: Island rehab includes new marina They’re towing away a bunch of boats, trying to get things all pretty so they can build condos or something.

Chron: State’s first lady won’t influence governor This article is about Maria Shriver, but for extra fun pretend that it is Jennifer Siebel.

AP via SFGate : Northwest flight returns to SFO with engine glitch Gate commenters have many sage things to say about air travel.

Chron: Divers battle fast-growing alien kelp in bay Alien kelp! It’s called Undaria pinnatifida! David Perlman is one of my favorite journalists working today.

ABC7: Woman gets trapped in Genesis scheme Unfortunately not part of a Spock Searching For.

ABC7: Is San Francisco too soft on crime? It’s a pretty interesting story of SFPD bitching about the DA’s office. Mommy and Daddy, please don’t fight.

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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 eve@sfappeal.com.

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