“On April 23rd, the YAC visited 3 stores in the Upper Haight: Frank’s, Fred’s New Lite Supermarket and Central Haight Market and Liquor to educate store owners about their storefronts being out of compliant with the Lee Law. They explained that the more alcohol advertising kids see, the more likely they are to drink.”
Youth Advisory Council Looks at Alcohol Advertising in the Haight [Uppercasing]

“the administration was aware of the situation at least a full hour before students began receiving the automated phone calls, text messages and emails that the school sends out during emergencies. For those students who do not have Facebook accounts, these messages were too little, too late.”
SF State’s bomb threat response was simply too late [Golden Gate X-Press]

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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