“City officials have also been working to identify when and how emergency kitchens could become functional if power and water services were knocked out.”
San Francisco Makes Plans To Feed Thousands In Case Of Disaster [KCBS] [Chron]

“But in 2004 we were the first. Since the early 1980s, my brother and I had promoted the work of artists in craft and design through the galleries we operated in Palo Alto, Menlo Park and San Francisco. Eventually we came to believe that while a gallery that is focused on selling art is important to an artist, a museum exhibition can change their career. We wanted to focus and nurture artists that may not be instantly commercially successful. “
Resilience, Craft and Design: Meet JoAnn Edwards of the Museum of Craft & Design [In Dogpatch]

“Silhouetted against the clear sky, the wispy plumes on their breasts and heads, grown during the breeding season, are particularly prominent and give these birds a somewhat eminent presence at Stow Lake.”
Back again: Great blue herons nest at Stow Lake [Bay Nature]

“How lucky this car and scooter were that the tree and wind had some foresight!”
Fallen Tree Courteously Avoids Hitting Nearby Car and Scooter [Bernalwood]

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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