“Wasting more than $17,000 in city dollars so Herrera could speak with the Chronicle (!?), rack up TV time and chat with Pelosi to further his political career is the issue not to mention have so much downtime on his junket.”
Herrera’s SCOTUS Calender: How Many Media Interviews? [Petrelis]

“The Board of Supervisors are setting up a San Francisco City Hall Preservation Fund to receive donations for promoting the 100th anniversary of the gold topped building.”
Love City Hall?: Then give it some money. [Curbed]

“a Public Utilities Commission assistant general manager is under investigation after purportedly steering a $200,000 PUC contract to a nonprofit whose board she chaired.”
A CleanPowerSF Official Has Some Alleged Dirty Dealings [Weekly]

“One of the worst features of San Francisco’s costly housing market is the tenant-versus-property owner standoff that inflames debate and thwarts even small changes. That’s why a compromise over condominium conversions deserves praise.”
S.F. condo compromise deserves praise [Chron]

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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