As you know, the Chronicle tells you that their Sunday paper contains print only content that appears on SFGate on the following Tuesday. On Sunday, I gave you a rundown of this weekend’s print only content, but why take my word for whether or not the Sunday Chron was worth the $3? Now you, too, can read the 9 “news” stories they didn’t find newsy enough to put on SFGate until today. Here you go:

Ex-workers’ vacation time forces big payouts becomes Unused vacation time draining state of millions online. We already talked about how you could have read this story by Chase Davis, of the Center for Investigative Reporting, checked out a database of the payouts and viewed an infographic the Chronicle made for the story on the CIR site. You also could have read it on the Fresno Bee’s, Santa Rosa Press Democrat’s, or North County Times’ sites. Or you could read it on SFGate two days later. You pick!

SFPD takes 2nd look at Tasers I love how some of these articles have a HUGE version of the print-only logo on those stories, with no explanation whatsoever:


Determination defines Yahoo CEO becomes Carol Bartz brings steely resolve to Yahoo, surrounded by boxes that proclaim “Ads by Yahoo!”

Carl Nolte, Native Son Fine tradition in final throes, the long San Francisco lunch becomes Final throes of the leisurely lunch

Matier & Ross Black Muslims’ scuffle with ex-cop likely to fade becomes Black Muslims’ scuffle with ex-cop apt to fade Now you can compare and contrast their first item with the same story that was in the Examiner on Friday.

Willie’s World Spotlight on Muni pay — big payoff for Elsbernd

Bench has a real need for speed becomes Speedsters jockey for spots on Giants roster

Scott Ostler, Sunday Punch The stars of spring align

John Shea Cactus League features record 15 teams this year

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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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