“In their opinion, the region of public housing around the Lower Fillmore, as well as the Terrace-Annex projects at the edge of Potrero Hill, are too dangerous and are therefore no-drive zones for their delivery people.”
Why Amici’s Pizzeria Still Won’t Deliver to the Tenderloin After Dark [Grub]

“No local agency tracks minimum-wage jobs, so enforcement has relied on complaints from workers, who risk retaliation from employers by coming forward. But a recent study of other large cities suggest that San Francisco could have as many as 39,000 workers paid below the minimum.”
S.F.’s Minimum Wage, Highest in the Nation, Eludes Thousands as Enforcement Efforts Face Obstacles [PP]

“Beginning Monday and running through May 12, SFMade Week features events, demonstrations, panel discussions, open studios, factory tours, walking tours and tastings at local manufacturers. Big-name participants include Bi-Rite, DODOcase, Heath Ceramics, Mission Bicycle, Rickshaw Bags, TCHO Chocolate, TechShop and Timbuk2.”
SFMade Week celebrates local manufacturing boom [Ex]

“Deanna Brown, former CEO of the blog advertising network Federated Media Publishing, has been appointed president of Byliner Inc., a new San Francisco digital publishing house for short stories and nonfiction.”
Deanna Brown new Byliner president [Biz Times]

“Silence of the lame for this long, and no indication that the Pride board has a plan for respectful and regular engagement with the public, is a clear sign that if a significant number of pissed off queers got their act together and waged a sustain campaign against the bullshit of Pride, it should not be that hard to effect fundamental change. “
Silence of the Lame: SF Pride & IRS 990s [Petrelis]

“The proposed renaming of the site to “Levitt Pavilion San Francisco at Jerry Garcia Meadows,” has angered Grateful Dead fans around the world. More than 1,100 people have signed an online petition opposing any name change to the Excelsior venue near where the late guitarist grew up.”
Deadheads oppose renaming Garcia venue [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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