“Instead of directing users to the link they choose, it sent them to a page with an error message”
Twitter links fail for short time as t.co experiences outage [CNet]

“Imagine if instead of showing interesting things from all around Twitter, Discover focused on your own timeline and showed you the most interesting and important things since you last checked Twitter.”
Twitter’s Big Challenge: Too Much Twitter [Wired]

“Wednesday night is not a good sell. We’re going to have to try to figure out something about that. Two-for-one hotdog night didn’t work. Wednesday night Single Night didn’t work. Big media buys did not help us. Next year we’ll try Wine Tasting Wednesdays.”
One-on-one with Angela Batinovich, CEO of the San Francisco Bulls [Biz Times]

“It’s a consolidation move, according to the Nazzal family, which is deciding to focus its efforts on opening a new restaurant at SFO’s newly remodeled Terminal 3 next year, to be named Mission Bar and Grill.”
Burger Joint to close its King Street branch [Chron]

“The baked goods stay frozen until they reach the Starbucks pastry case, which will be decked out in new pink color schemes for the launch. When ordered, all La Boulange products will be toasted using pre-existing equipment that will heat the product in less than 15 seconds.”
La Boulange to premiere at Starbucks [Chron]

“I grew up in Maplewood, New Jersey, raised by enginerds on ‘Star Wars,’ computers and books. I live in San Francisco, via New York City, Boston and Hong Kong.”
Ellen Pao, Who Sued Kleiner Perkins, Joins Reddit [NYT]

“At the Gap division, same store sales were flat in March, compared with 7 percent growth a year earlier.”
Old Navy weighs down Gap’s sales in March [Biz Times]

“According to job postings on Craigslist and Hospitality Management, which were hastily taken down on Wednesday, the property’s new owners are seemingly gearing up to open a 152 to 200-room high-end hotel within the next five months.”
Is San Francisco’s Hotel Frank back in business? [Biz Times]

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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