“It’s a risky proposal to assume that hotel and other revenues will be so much greater than usual during the America’s Cup — held in peak tourist season — that the city will make up the money it spent to hold the event.”
Will Airbnb Stiff San Francisco During America’s Cup? [Weekly]

“Alvarez has used one attorney to file his first official response to a lawsuit filed against him by another lawyer saying everything he said to the latter was confidential and should not be publicly disclosed because of attorney-client privilege.”
Henry Alvarez’s towering house of cards [Chron]

“HRC executive director Theresa Sparks said an elected official had threatened her city agency’s budget regarding any public meeting on the Milk Plaza flag.”
Bill Wilson at City Hall to Supes: Save HRC’s Budget [Petrelis]

“With the new boulders on Rec and Park property near the beach, Plater said he’s fearful that the department is planning on armoring the area near Sharp Park to prevent erosion from creeping into the nearby golf course, which would go against the department’s stated goal of allowing natural management of the coastline.”
Sharp Park levee project raises environmentalists’ [Ex]

“The City’s middle school students lack even access to Wi-Fi, and thanks to tight budgets they also lack cash for tablets and other high-tech learning tools.”
Ireland provides tech lesson for San Francisco school children [Ex]

the author

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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