“Twitter is tapping new hire Simon Rogers, previously a data journalist at the U.K.’s Guardian newspaper, to be its first-ever “data editor,” a position created to uncover fascinating stories as told by tweets in aggregate.”
Twitter hires first data editor to find stories in tweets [CNet]

“TopShelf boutique, San Francisco‚Äôs first fashion truck, also is preparing to become the first of its kind to open a permanent location with a 400-square-foot shop in Crocker Galleria.”
San Francisco’s first fashion-truck retailer parking it at Crocker Galleria [Biz Times]

“She will be based in a new office at 3 Embarcadero, Suite 560, in San Francisco, and will be responsible for producer recruitment, business development and sales”
Hub International names Mary Castiglia as senior VP in San Francisco [Biz Times]

“AFSCME local 3299 says its 13,000 patient care technical workers at five University of California medical centers, including UCSF Medical Center and UC Davis Medical Center, will hold a strike vote April 30 through May 2.”
UC health care union schedules strike vote for late April [Biz Times] [Ex]

“For such a well-known structure and the tallest in San Francisco, the opening feels a little past-due, but going forward, visitors can watch informative videos, look at historical images, and snap up Transamerica merchandise such as coffee mugs, fleece sweaters, and teddy bears.”
Transamerica Tower opens visitor center and giftshop (Photos) [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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