Thieves steal from disabled sailors in San Francisco [ABC7]

“The big-box retailer pleaded guilty at the U.S. District Court in San Francisco to six misdemeanor counts of violating the Clean Water Act by negligently dumping pollutants from its stores into waste bins and sewer systems.”
Walmart pleads guilty in waste case [Chron]

“The San Francisco Police Officers Association has just cut a deal with Mayor Ed Lee for a three-year contract extension that gives officers $40 million in raises – 2 percent annually – starting in 2016.” (second item) [Chron]

“A robber caught in the act of going through the trunk of a car in the outer Sunset District attacked a man with a tomahawk Saturday”
Tomahawk attack injures man in Sunset District robbery [OBB] [Chron] [Ex]

“Campbell said the staff at Animal Care and Control are shocked and overwhelmed by the sheer number of cases that have come in this past month.”
2 more animals abused — it’s been a bad month for Animal Care [Chron] [Weekly]

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

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