“The First District Court of Appeal in San Francisco said state officials had failed to explain their insistence on using three drugs – an anesthetic to render the prisoner unconscious, a second drug to paralyze the muscles and a third to stop the heart – instead of a one-drug execution adopted by several states.”
State court rejects new execution rules [Chron]

“The former owner, according to court documents, raised roughly $17,000 to help pay for legal fees during the nearly 10 months of court proceedings, but most of it went to personal expenses.”
Ex-owner of San Francisco dog still soliciting donations [Ex]

“A San Francisco man chain smoked a half-dozen cigarettes before allegedly sticking up an expectant Daly City bookkeeper at gunpoint last year, prosecutors said.”
Butts heads list of key robbery evidence [BeyondChron]

“the driver of a vehicle was traveling west on Geary Bl and made a U-turn at 24th Ave, to go eastbound. The driver hit and went over the center median, back across the westbound lanes, struck a park car and two parking meters. The 21 year old male was charged with driving under the influence.”
Police Blotter – May 30, 2013 | Craigslist sale turns into a robbery [Richmond SF]

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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