Wow, the Board of Supes squeezed every last drop out of the year in their contentious, legislation packed final meeting of 2009.

Melissa Griffin, she of the Sweet Melissa site and the weekly San Francisco Examiner column, is just the person to answer all our questions. More smoking bans? The whole zoo animal thing? Muni driver pay cuts? She’s going to cut through the wonkery and give us some Real Talk.

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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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