“Here’s the bottom line. Someone needs to go to the Mayor’s Budget meeting on Monday and tell him (and Supervisor Kim, though she’s already aware of this) that Rincon HIll is NOT a redevelopment zone, and as such, 100% of our property tax dollars get distributed to the taxing entities and the set asides as any property tax dollar paid in the Sunset or Excelsior or whatever other neighborhood. In fact, $698 thousand dollars of our tax dollars went to Phil Ginsburg’s Recreation and Parks Department.”
Mayor’s Budget Forum & “No Funding” for Rincon Hill Park [Rincon Hill]

“On Monday, May 6th, I filed an Immediate Disclosure Request with Mayor Ed Lee’s office for public records about which staffers accompanied him and how much was the cost of the trip to taxpayers. Despite a request that the Mayor’s many paid staffers get back to me with a simple confirmation they’d received the IDR, I’ve not heard from the Mayor’s people.”
My Mayor Went to NYC & All I Got Were Billary Clinton Pix [Petrelis]

“Hillary Rodham Clinton was in town the other day, staying at the St. Regis. She looked good and had plenty of Secret Service protection.”
Levi’s Stadium a perfect fit for Niners [Chron]

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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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