“If we had 10 more Conways pushing this right-wing agenda with the billions of dollars they’ve amassed during this modern Gilded Age, I don’t think San Francisco continue to be open to this city’s tenants, small businesses, artists, and the vast majority of its workers, whose per capital income of $46,777 is almost barely enough to survive.”
“Ten more Ron Conways” would destroy San Francisco [SFBG]

“On one hand, I am evil incarnate for having opened so many doors to developers in the city. On the other hand, I also helped them lay the groundwork for more affordable housing in this city than any other mayor.”
Dems didn’t give all for background checks [Chron]

“The city’s pension fund includes more than $500 million in companies devastating our Earth and climate.”
S.F. must divest its fossil fuel stocks [Chron]

“At the end the week, Mirkarimi without any hassle or attempt to charge copying costs produced 28-pages of his requested calendar, versus Gascon who puts a fee burden on this watchdog to obtain public records that should already be stored in electronic format.”
Calendars: Gascon’s = $34 v. Mirkarimi’s = No-Cost 28-pages [Petrelis]

“What is funny about being homeless? That is the kind of bs homeless bros have to deal with every day. Respect demands respect.”
Supe Laughs At Homeless Man’s Cell Phone Use [SFist]

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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