“The organization was founded in spring 1973 when the late rock promoter Bill Graham asked the Haight Ashbury Free Clinics to run a medical tent for overtaxed fans at a couple of his concerts at Kezar Stadium with the Grateful Dead and Led Zeppelin. The medical tent was such a hit, it quickly spun off into its own program for concerts all over the Bay Area.”
Rock Medicine helps keep fans mellow [Chron]

“Minor was an early investor in Salesforce.com and founded CNET Networks, a news website that he sold to CBS in 2008 for $1.8 billion. He also founded Minor Ventures in San Francisco, a firm that made more than half a dozen investments in early-stage tech startups and sold one of them, GrandCentral Communications, to Google, which turned the technology into Google Voice.”
CNET Co-Founder Halsey Minor Files for Personal Bankruptcy [WSJ]

“Beginning Sunday and Monday, the Visitacion Valley, Mission Bay and Portola branches will be open seven days a week.”
S.F. Public Library announces extended hours at three branches [Ex]

“It seemed quite well-suited for kink sex scenes, but from where I was sitting in the back on the right side it was very difficult to hear all that was being said.”
Packed S.F. Gay Suicide Forum Had Sound Problems [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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