New San Francisco court program helps military veterans [ABC7]

“Before the shooting, according to new details from police, the male victim told officers he was sitting on the bus, minding his own business when two unknown men asked him about his gang tattoos.”
Man’s tattoos sparked Muni shooting [Ex]

“Several hundred people gathered Wednesday evening on Bryant Street between 24th and 25th streets to remember Jacob Valdiviezo, who was shot and killed last Saturday morning.”
Family, Friends Gather to Remember Slain Teen [ML@L]

“This was a young man that made it out of the ‘hood, went to college,”
Remembering Jacob Valdiviezo, a Community Rallies [ML@L]

“Officers were called to the Japanese Tea Garden on a report of a trespasser. A Golden Gate Park Ranger was conducting a walkthrough of the garden which was closed for the day when he found a male inside who said he had climbed a fence to get in. “
Police Blotter – April 5, 2013 [Richmond SF]

“The chase began in the Tenderloin, where officers spotted a vehicle matching the description of a car suspected in a number of robberies that had occurred during the day. “
Robbery Suspects Arrested After Car Chase, Crash in Lower Haight [Haighteration]

“Over a two-month period in 2011, prosecutors said, Smolkin threatened police and stalked several former employers, attorneys and their families, as well as the Town School for Boys on Jackson Street, which he had attended.”
San Francisco stalker Anatoly Smolkin set for sentencing on 47 counts [Ex]

“The 59-year-old victim was near 24th and Lilac streets when one of two men walked past him, ripped off his necklace necklace and ran, police said.”
Crooks target jewelry-clad man walking in the Mission district [Ex]

“The 44-year-old victim was walking on the unit block of Grattan Street about 5 p.m. when a man armed with a handgun walked up to her and demanded her purse.”
Woman walking with purse robbed in Cole Valley [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

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