“The men didn’t steal anything, and no one was injured, police said.”
Burglars dump barbecue sauce on woman [Chron]

“Men with apparently hot tempers were recently arrested in connection with unrelated attacks at two Starbucks outlets and an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting.”
Hot beverages reportedly weapon of choice in alleged assaults in San Francisco [Ex]

“The 14-year-old victim was approached from behind about 4 p.m. Monday and grabbed by the neck.”
16-year-old arrested for afternoon robberies [Ex]

“A survivor of life on the streets for much of her 59 years, Yvonne Barillas, who was found slain in a hotel room near Mission and 16th streets late last month, will be buried Saturday following funeral services in her adopted neighborhood.”
Remembering Yvonne Barillas, Survivor of the Streets [ML@L]

“By the time she hopped into a cab, headed back to the farmer’s market, she had around $50,000 cash and a bundle of gold and jade jewelry stuffed inside a bag”
Ghost Scam Victim Describes Purification Ceremony [Weekly]

“Bob Lotti, who supervises the city’s park rangers, speculates that a game bringing more people out to San Francisco’s parks and streets could make those places safer.”
Could Google’s New Mobile Game Make the City Safer? [Weekly]

“During the fracas, the man, an ‘acquaintance’ of the stripper, became enraged when the dancer began videotaping him on her cellphone.”
15 men fight for Tenderloin stripper’s honor [Ex]

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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