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A social network for earthquakes? [Egotist]

“Out of concern about the historic aspects of the inside of the building, planning commissioners added an item to the approval that asks the building owner to add more security to the site until construction is completed.”
Alexandria Theater overhaul approved, but security is an issue [Ex]

18th-and-Valencia-style gentrification finally coming to 17th and Mission? [MM]

“Literally covered with curtains of cobwebs hanging from the rafters, the saloon run by eccentric Abe Warner was filled with oddities from around the world, along with a menagerie of animals that ran free around the bar.”
Then & Now: Dream of a Hot Toddy at Warner’s Cobweb Saloon [Curbed]

“The months since the last meeting have been spent working with a number of different city agencies and partners to make sure everyone’s cooperating and on the same page: the MTA, DPW, OEWD (Office of Economic and Workforce Development), Rec and Parks, and so on. The next step is getting Supervisor Breed’s office to jump onboard with the plan and help move it along.”
Progress Report: The Haight Ashbury Public Realm Plan [Uppercasing]

“yesterday the city’s faux-Parisian neighborhood finally experienced the thrill of a busted fire hydrant”
Broken Fire Hydrant Becomes Quaint Hayes Valley Pop-Up Fountain [SFist]

“Leave your comfort zone. Be yourself. Try it. You’ll like it.”
Etiquette Week: How To Behave In San Francisco Neighborhoods [SFist]

“Despite recent settlements with state and federal regulators and a new California law that tightens rules for the mortgage industry, banks and their subsidiaries continue to file invalid documents and foreclose on properties to which they appear to have no legal right, an analysis of thousands of pages of property records and wrongful foreclosure lawsuits shows. “
Error claims cast doubt on Bank of America foreclosures in Bay Area [BC]

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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