“At least 19 San Francisco restaurant owners accused of misleading customers by charging diners more in employee health-care surcharges than they actually put aside for workers have settled cases with the city.”
Restaurateurs settle over health surcharge [Chron] [SFBG]

“The victim was approached by two suspects near 25th Avenue and Ortega Street about 8:45 p.m. when one of them demanded the victim’s cash.”
Man stabbed during attempted robbery in Sunset district [Ex]

“The bank manager said she noticed unusual financial transactions on the female victim’s account. She went over those transactions with the victim, which allegedly revealed the suspect, a 44-year-old licensed caregiver from San Francisco, had been taking money out using the victim’s ATM card, police said.”
SF caregiver robs double amputee [Ex]

“The robbery reportedly occurred on the 44 O’Shaughnessy line in the area of Seventh and Clarendon avenues at about 7:15 a.m.”
Muni tablet robber nabbed [Ex]

“A few months back, police — apparently without consulting the D.A.’s office — allowed the driver whose car was hit to reclaim his damaged vehicle.”
Billionaire Boys Club figure sought in fatal S.F. crash [Chron]

“At a park near Potrero Avenue and 26 Street, police reported that at 2:30 p.m., a male teenager threw a boy to the ground and took his headphones.”
Crime Recap: Robbery on Muni, Assaults [ML@L]

“A gay former basketball player who was found dead on a Castro area sidewalk last August died of a meth overdose, the San Francisco Medical Examiner’s office says in a recently completed report.”
Report: Man found on Castro area sidewalk died of meth overdose [BAR]

“A 55-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault after he reportedly slammed a woman’s head into a parked car in the Tenderloin on Tuesday, police Officer Gordon Shyy said.”
Man punches woman, slams her head in car [Ex]

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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