“The fund will help businesses that can’t obtain traditional loans to pay for things such as equipment, permits, licenses, staff, office space and marketing. “
S.F. making more money available to small businesses [Ex]

“Once open for business, the cruise terminal could lose The City $611,000 a year — or it could make about $528,000, according to estimates presented to the Port Commission last month.”
New S.F. cruise ship terminal could be a money loser [Ex] [Weekly]

“Nonprofit groups would pay $40 an hour to use the site for meetings and $75 an hour for events with meals. All other organizations would pay $125 an hour for either type of activity. Those rates would increase on Fridays and Saturdays, when all events for nonprofit groups would cost $100 an hour. For-profit groups would pay $200 an hour on those days.”
Nonprofits to get a break on boathouse event space [Ex]

“these elected Democratic gays not only wanted to dictate how Pride should run itself, but they also were willing to embrace the idea of the government having a direct role.”
SF Supes on Pride: Govt Intervention May Be Needed [’11 Crisis] [Petrelis]

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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