“Every dollar up to $9,000 will go to Esta Noche to help them keep their doors open. Any additional monies raised will be given to El/La (a Trans-Latina nonprofit in The Mission)”
Save Esta Noche! [MM]

“The San Francisco-based retailer, along with several others, came under criticism from labor groups after two recent tragedies — a fire this month that killed eight people and an earlier factory collapse that killed 1,127 — sparked protests and strikes calling for increased safety standards.”
Gap ready to sign safety accord for Bangladeshi factories [Biz Times]

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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