“Forever optimistic and empathetic, he was always willing to give people a chance, or a second chance.”
R.I.P. Steve Brodsky, Beloved S.F. Music Manager and Promoter [Weekly]

“Willie Brown carries a grudge. So it’s possible that he would go out of his way to make sure that Ammiano didn’t get credit for leading the way on what will evenutally be a huge sea chance in how California handles pot.”
Willie Brown and Ammiano’s pot bill [SFBG]

“SoMa was home to some of the nation’s biggest and baddest bathhouses up until 1983, all of them places where men could find casual, anonymous sex, either in public or private rooms (for a small rental fee), and typically with disco playing over the sound system.”
Gallery: San Francisco Gay Bathhouse History, In Fliers (NSFW) [SFist]

“But the measure has raised a few eyebrows among community activists in the Mission District.”
Last Call: Leno Proposes 4 a.m. Bar Closing [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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