” California has filed a lawsuit against Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s and other food retailers, manufacturers and distributors, alleging the companies are selling lead-tainted ginger and plum candies without warning labels, as required by state law.”
Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s Sued By California For Lead In Candies [HuffPo] [Chron]

“A man turned to his 20-year-old seatmate on Muni and made his intentions clear, police say: I have a gun, and I’ll hurt you if you don’t hand over your stuff. Specifically, your Clipper Card.”
Man robbed of Clipper Card on Muni [Chron] [Ex]

“The family of the researcher who died last year after being exposed to bacteria at the San Francisco Veterans Memorial Hospital is seeking damages in excess of $20 million.”
Family launches $20M lawsuit over S.F. researcher’s death [Ex]

“A 66-year-old woman was punched in the face by a vicious transient who tried to make off with her necklace in the Mission district Tuesday, police said.”
66-year-old woman socked during robbery [Ex] [ML@L]

“A drunken man who was reportedly enraged at his mom for refusing to hand him the keys to her car last week broke items in his parents’ Bernal Heights home, punched walls and overturned recycling bins before stomping off. “
Adult son of Bernal Heights couple acts like child [Ex]

“Swalwell said cutting patrols of the Golden Gate Bridge and Bay Bridge, is not the answer, and ‘makes our waterways less secure.'”
Bay Area Lawmaker Concerned About Coast Guard Cutting Bridge Patrols [KCBS]

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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