San Francisco Zoo Introduces New Sumatran Tiger Cub [CBS5]

“Ron’s infectious smile and fatherly advice and wise counsel to me and many, many others was always appreciated and sought after. “
Ron Lanza-Queer Pioneer and Owner of Josie’s Cabaret & Juice Joint Dies at 78 [Castro Biscuit] [SFBG]

“The event featured games, food, and a silent auction, with proceeds benefiting McKinley Elementary School.”
Scenes From Dogfest 2013 [Haighteration] [Castro Biscuit]

“Not only had my trip from Newark cost me $16 instead of whatever a stressful, traffic-prone taxi would charge, but the sense of accomplishment I felt was huge.”
Tourist Trapped: Newark Is Not That Bad [Chron]

“I handed him $60, he got $5 back from the falafel guy (!), and slipped me the cash, much the way you’d discreetly tip a valet. He then spun around and was off. “
i wish he’d thrown in a falafel… [Beth Spotswood]

“Newsom said scholars will one day study all of these ‘remarkable achievements’ at the ‘Newsom Acting Governor Library, currently being constructed in the back of a medical marijuana dispensary.'”
Reviewing “These Magical Six Days” of the Newsom Acting Governor Administration [Chron]

“Animal Shelters across California are overflowing with Chihuahuas—that’s right, the smart and lovable breed is in trouble.”
Animal Update: Chihuahuas Need Help [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

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