“Defendants’ continued use of Craigslist after the clear statements regarding authorization in the cease and desist letters and the technological measures to block them constitutes unauthorized access under the statute”
Craigslist wins early legal victory against PadMapper, 3Taps [CNet]

“Among those opposed to the technicality-skirting men’s boutique is the Valencia Corridor Merchants Association (VCMA), who went to the Department of Building Inspection yesterday to log a complaint against the plans of Jack Spade to open up a 10th store on the Valencia Corridor.”
Valencia merchants look to prevent Jack Spade from opening in Adobe’s former spot [MM]

“Pension reform and staffing levels are the big issues as thousands of workers at the University of California’s five medical centers vote on a potential strike.”
Workers At UC Medical Centers Hold Strike Vote [KCBS]

“At the time of its passage there were concerns about whether the mandates were too aggressive and whether there was an adequate number of trained San Francisco residents to meet the demand.”
S.F. local-hire law challenges loom [Ex]

“on this May Day, 2013, in the city of San Francisco, it’s a good time to note that the growing wealth and income gaps between the rich and the rest of us are reaching historic highs — a dangerous situation, many economists warn — and hardly anyone at City Hall is talking about it.”
The tech sector has created great wealth — and worse inequality. Is that San Francisco’s future? [SFBG]

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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