San Francisco’s Exploratorium Opens At New Pier 15 Location [CBS5] [NYT] [NYT] [Chron] [SFBG]

“How do you secure an event that traverses an entire city? Especially one where unregistered participants are part of the tradition?”
Even after Boston Marathon bombings, we must keep running [Ex]

“Our city is also full of resources that help you get prepared and connected. “
1906 Earthquake anniversary reminds us to be ready [Ex]

“’Men who have sex with men in New York City, especially if they’re HIV positive,’ should get vaccinated against menigicocal disease, according to Aragon.”
SF Health Dept. Issues Meningitis Warnings Aimed At Some Gay Men [KCBS]

“A doctor can text a message and say ‘you missed an appointment’ or ‘you have an appointment scheduled for next week’ at such and such a time. And if someone’s waiting for a space in a homeless shelter, they can be reached by text as well,”
San Francisco Homeless, Seniors May Qualify For Free Cell Phone Plan [KCBS]

“there are problems with the bill, which creates long waiting periods to adjust, excessive fines and unclear language and employment requirements.”
Bay Area groups critical of immigration reform proposal [SFBG]

“Fred never pushed me to get on an AIDS cocktail until I had good medical reasons to do so, welcomed me bringing written questions to and taking notes during consultations, saw the value in alternative healing methods including acupuncture and Reiki, and was a true partner in my health care delivery.”
AIDS Hero, Dr. Fred Strauss, Retires From SF DPH [Petrelis]

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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