And Now, the Two-Year Construction of Bi-Rite Divisadero in Two Minutes [Grub]

“We had 40 percent of our members out of work during the downturn, and had a reduction in work hours for our apprentices. Things started to come back about a year ago, and we hit total employment for our members three months ago.”
Construction – and hiring – rebounding [Chron]

“We’re starting to realize that being connected to a community actually gives you more security than just owning a lot of stuff”
Companies let users rent most everything [Chron]

“Unlike other nail places in the city, when a client books a 60-minute service, he or she will get a 60-minute service and nothing less”
Luxury Nail Salon Coming to 490 Hayes in June [Hayeswire]

“For the first time, the new contract at California Pacific Medical Center and St. Luke’s Hospital covers both hospitals, which are operated under one license but reflect two different campuses.”
Sutter nurses at two Bay Area hospitals ratify contract [Sacramento Business Journal]

“Sextingo claims it is a place to ‘Safely store your sexting pictures.'”
Sex News: Luxury sex work, more porn racism, Feminist Porn Awards, taser lingerie (NSFW) [Violet Blue]

“The San Francisco Entertainment Commission has required us to pause our musical performances while we investigate a possible sound issue at our new home on Van Ness Avenue.”
Popular San Francisco nightclub Live at the RRazz closes [Biz Times]

“Roughly 750 union-represented concession workers at AT&T Park – from cashiers and prep cooks to suite attendants and food hawkers – have been working without a contract for three years, and they are starting to grumble.”
AT&T Park workers want a new contract [Chron]

“San Francisco-based Clean Power Finance owns a solar project management and financing platform that thousands of solar companies use every day to manage their sales and find lending partners to finance their solar projects.”
Clean Power Finance raises $37M for solar software [Biz Times]

“On Lok Lifeways is one of nine California health care organizations included in UnitedHealthcare’s $5.2 million grant to boost services in underserved communities.”
San Francisco health care provider On Lok Lifeways receiving grant [Ex]

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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