“Department of Public Health officials say the owners of Bacon Bacon, located at 205A Frederick Street, have had months since opening the space to address these and other concerns. But following their failure to do so, the restaurant must shut its doors.”
Bacon Bacon aroma set to end [Ex]

“Our approach really is using Twitter to help funnel people into a much larger, more welcoming community—and one that we can monetize,”
USA Network’s Dividing Line With Twitter [WSJ]

“Hospitals workers at UCSF and the four other UC medical centers, including respiratory therapists, MRI technicians and licensed vocational nurses, are scheduled to walk off their jobs at 4 a.m. Tuesday and not return until the same hour Thursday unless UC officials are successful in obtaining a restraining order to stop the strike.”
Bay Area hospitals brace for strikes [Chron]

“San Francisco’s record of raising the minimum wage 10 years ago without crashing the local economy proves that California can do the same, said a leading labor policy reformer in the Legislature.”
State Should Follow S.F.’s Lead and Raise Minimum Wage, Says Lawmaker [PP]

“The deadline to join the Accord on Fire and Building Safety, which legally requires companies to perform independent inspections of their supplier factories in Bangladesh and pay for necessary safety improvements, came and went Wednesday with few U.S. retailers signing on.”
Gap, other U.S. retailers reject safety agreement [Merc]

“This is an extremely simple issue. If you are acting as a taxi or a car service, without the benefit of a license, the TLC will shut you down,”
N.Y. Shutdowns for SideCar, RelayRides Highlight Hurdles for Car- and Ride-Sharing Startups [WSJ]

“The bank’s government-guaranteed lending division, primarily focused on loans backed by the U.S. Small Business Administration, will allow the bank to help finance more small and mid-sized companies.”
Bank of San Francisco expands SBA lending efforts [Biz Times]

“In San Francisco, CVS can’t give me a free bag for my purchases — we have a bag charge — but it can give me a receipt longer than my leg?”
Long receipts keep getting longer. Can we fight back? [Biz Times]

“Set precisely 0.3 miles away from Nopalito in the former Plant It Earth corner slot, La Urbana is the latest newcomer along the Divisadero corridor that is sparking the whole neighborhood change discussion.”
Let’s talk about La Urbana, coming to Divisadero this summer [Chron]

“I think we should close it down on Sunday night, and then they can start construction or whatever on Monday,”
Tosca Cafe plans to say goodbye this weekend [Chron]

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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