“What the walk does is put us face to face, partnering community and the police, to really see and talk about how we can partner to make the community safer.”
Walk Hayes Valley With London Breed Tomorrow [Hayeswire]

“The new rules, sponsored both by Supervisors Campos and Wiener, would allow such stores under 5,000 square feet to now devote up to 15% of their floor space to alcohol sales, and there are some limits on the sizes and types of beer containers allowed.”
Supes To Ease Limits On Beer And Wine Sales In Mission [SFist]

“Supervisor Mark Farrell introduced a charter amendment Tuesday that would impose a restriction on the spending, allowing expenditures only to offset retiree health care costs that exceed 10 percent of The City’s roughly $250 million payroll.”
Retiree fund raiders eyed [Ex]

“Last week, Brett Andrews was tapped by the Board of Supervisors Rules Committee for a vacancy on the Ethics Commission; his candidacy will be decided by the full board on June 4. This spawned an interesting situation: The Ethics Commission oversees whistleblower retaliation cases. And Andrews’ nonprofit, Positive Resource Center, is embroiled in an ongoing lawsuit brought about by a self-proclaimed whistleblower alleging retaliation.”
Bells and Whistleblowers: The Ethics Commission Majors in Ironic Studies [Weekly]

“Along the way, a welder inadvertently incinerated Pier 29, America’s Cup organizers tossed half their staff overboard in a cost-cutting move, preliminary races were nixed, projections confirmed port officials’ fears the Cruise Ship Terminal could be a money pit, teams publicly considered dropping out, and city residents are now menaced by pending appearances of 311 and Train during the America’s Cup Concert Series.”
With All Due Respect: The Risk of Marketing Yachting as “NASCAR on Water” is That You’re Creating NASCAR on Water [Weekly]

“First, the Planning Commission will vote to certify the Final Environmental Impact Report, and judging from some of the swanky neighbor brouhaha over the project, we expect to hear a few last-ditch complaints about traffic and pedestrian congestion during public comments. “
Development Watch: Special Joint Hearing Will Tackle Shadows, Impacts of Mexican Museum [Curbed]

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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