“Lately, 63% of robberies have occurred in the second half of the month. They do not know why. SFPD is ramping up abatement operations during that timeframe.”
Bernal Heights Crime Report for March 2013: iGadget Crime Wave, Garage Door Opener Thefts, and Protect Your Honda [Bernalwood]

“Three teenage passengers in the car were released to their parents, who probably won’t be buying them a car anytime soon.”
Youngster busted behind the wheel of stolen car in the Bayview [Ex]

“According to the woman, her son’s friend had his pit bull attack her after she rejected his sexual advances.”
Suspect just as vicious as his pit bull in Bayview attack [Ex]

“advanced crack stealth technology on a secure server in Mid Market, San Francisco” [bluoz]

“Kerr and fellow physician Maria Rivero lost their jobs in the hospital’s hospice unit in 2010 after they filed complaints alleging that donations to the patient gift fund were instead spent on hiring staff for a hospital-connected nonprofit, in a possible conflict of interest, and on a capital project. Kerr received his layoff notice one day after The City’s Ethics Commission received his complaint.”
San Francisco settles lawsuit for $750K, restores reputation of former Laguna Honda doctor [Ex]

“Four thugs described as men in their 20s reportedly punched and kicked the man numerous times before snatching all his belongings and running off.”
Man violently robbed at bus stop near Kaiser Permanente hospital [Ex]

“The 50-year-old victim told police he was simply walking when he (accidentally?) bumped into a 45-year-old man in the 2800 block of Mission Street.”
Street bump leads to Mission stabbing [Ex]

“The slideshow features interviews with (in order of appearance) Justin Taylor, who said he was there to stand up for the rights of his mothers, who have been together for 16 years; Jackie Jolly, who said that for her the issue is about the underlying principle of equality; Thomas Coy, who teared up as he addressed the crowd and shared a memory of his husband, who passed away three years ago; and Trey Allen, who helped organize a rally and march on Monday.”
SCOTUS talks same sex marriage: San Francisco responds [SFBG]

http://www.sfbg.com/politics/2013/03/27/scotus-talks-same-sex-marriage-san-francisco-responds

“A male teenager opened the door to his room inside his apartment and saw a man standing in the hallway. The victim’s statement indicated that the suspect’s intent was to burglarize the residence.”
Crime Recap: Motorcycle Collision, Stabbing [ML@L]

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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