“After all, the laptops were given in the hope of improving collection and sharing of information.”
SFPD: Gifts Disclosure Web Page Coming . . . When? [Petrelis]

“Ron Conway seems to be more interested in whatever political payoff comes for his industry instead of what’s in the best interest of the city he claims to care about”
A Silicon Valley Vision for San Francisco [NYT]

“After a thorough and diligent search, the SFPD has no record or receiving a $100,000.00 gift from Ron Conway.”
SFPD: Conway’s Widely Reported $100K Gift ‘Not Received’ [Petrelis]

“When you’re homeless, it’s difficult to be consistent and I’m sure some family members are looking for consistency.”
Needy San Francisco residents come out for free phones [Ex]

“The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is moving ahead with a $117 million communication system while public safety departments have plans for a $70 million replacement of the 13-year-old 800 megahertz radio system. There also are plans for the purchase of $6 million worth of public service radios used by city workers.”
Concerns raised over costs for San Francisco public safety communication systems [Ex]

“Administrators were invited, but didn’t attend the hearing.”
Board Of Supes To Vote On New Ways To Help Fund SF City College [KCBS]

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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