“You are Jay Mohr. That park is Washington Square Park. Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe got fake-married there. And I am a huge fan.”
Tourist Trapped: Celebrity Sightings [Chron]

“Hutchinson said he had been sitting in his living room watching the race event’s revelry in the Panhandle when he noticed crowds react to Hamzeh’s fall.”
Breakers partyer dies after fall from roof [Chron]

“So cute we might puke!”
Welcome To The World, Tiny Magellanic Penguin! [SFist]

“its many programs — which include a number of services for the poor such as computer training, affordable housing and a safe house for women who have worked as prostitutes — will live on. “
40-year-old San Francisco Network Ministries put to rest [Biz Times]

“We started 83 days ago with zero — zero, zero, zero. … It’s a miracle,”
Volunteers, donations rescue the upcoming Carnaval festival [Ex]

“San Francisco Chronicle Science Editor David Perlman is 94 and chasing down stories 72 years after he first got into the business. He’s been at his current post for 6 decades – and counting.”
94-Year-Old Bay Area Journalist Defies Odds [KCBS]

“SF Pride’s extension was filed, tax return due on August 15th. I said that I will pass your suggestion about putting the Form 990’s onto SF Pride’s website. Thanks for your concern. I have nothing more to say on the topic at this time.”
SF Pride Delays Release of New IRS 990 till After Parade [Petrelis]

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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