“Heroin-related deaths in San Francisco have dropped dramatically in recent years as the city has aggressively combatted the problem, but overdoses from prescription painkillers like oxycodone are skyrocketing, say San Francisco public health officials.”
S.F. painkiller overdoses eclipse heroin [Chron]

“Some commenters over the last week feared that all the media attention the fairy door received would eventually lead to its disappearance. We just didn’t want to believe that could happen. But some killjoy just couldn’t help themselves.”
Now you’re just a mini door I used to know… [Richmond SF]

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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