Video: S.F. May 17 IDAHO Rally: Manning = Pride Grand Marshal [Petrelis]

“Approximately 60 people gathered Tuesday for a ‘people’s board meeting’ in front of the SF Pride office at Market and Pearl Street, to protest the Pride board’s revocation of Bradley Manning’s grand marshal election and its lack of accountability to the community.”
Community Members Shame Absent SF LGBT Pride Parade Board [Castro Biscuit]

“an urban tale about the changes over the years as seen through street life, community, friendship, bike and car traffic, residents young and old, economic transformation and neighborhood associations”
New Documentary Focuses On Oak and Scott Streets [Haighteration]

“Every time we win the game, do they always have to play the “whoo hoo” song? Isn’t there a more recent trendy song that can get the crowd going? Remember “Who Let the Dogs Out?” It was great to hear that and hear the fans in the stands sing out loud. Could we sing the Ghostbusters song when Posey hits a home run?”
10 Things I Wish the San Francisco Giants Would Bring Back or Improve Upon [Akit]

“The last thing I saw before I went back to my apartment was the paramedics ripping open Dennis’s shirt and one of his buttons flying up the stairs and landing next to my foot.”
The Story About the Time I Found My Neighbor Dead in the Hallway [Broke Ass]

“You start yelling during rush hour Muni meltdowns instead of quietly dying inside.”
25 Signs That You Must Be New To S.F. [SFist]

“Ken Venturi, a San Francisco native who learned how to play golf at Harding Park, memorably won the 1964 U.S. Open and later built a long and distinguished career as a television analyst, died Friday”
Ken Venturi, golf pro turned analyst, dies [Chron]

“San Francisco performer BeBe Sweetbriar, who has been honored for her charity work on LGBT issues and HIV/AIDS organizations, was announced Friday as the pick of a group of former grand marshals who had first selected Manning before SF Pride leaders deemed him ineligible because he isn’t local.”
Pride announces Bradley Manning’s grand marshal replacement [Chron] [BAR]

Video: Bacon Bacon Featured On Saturday Night Live [SFist]

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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