Report investigates high SFFD overtime costs [ABC7] [Chron]

“What I find remarkable is that not one sitting governor or U.S. senator has spoken out in favor of legalizing marijuana notwithstanding the fact that a majority of Americans now support that approach. But I am confident that it’s only a matter of time until elected officials follow in Gavin Newsom’s bold footsteps as they did with marriage equality.”
Newsom calls for marijuana legalization [SFBG]

“GLAAD, one of the nation’s leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights organizations, will honor California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom next month for his “trailblazing” work as a leading advocate in the fight for same sex marriage.”
CA Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, “trailblazer” on same sex marriage, to be honored by GLAAD [Chron]

“Not only did we “pass” our annual particle pollution test, but we got an “A” on our ozone grade.”
Pollution Report: San Francisco Can Breathe Easy. No, Really, It Can! [Weekly]

“While your SFist editor doesn’t harbor a fetish for feet (quite the opposite), we do have a thing for shoes. Which is why we will now use our onslaught of party invites to snap serrupticious shots of partygoers’ shoes.”
We Went To The Mosey Launch And Took Pics Of People’s Shoes [SFist]

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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