“The restrictions stem from nearly two years of complaints by neighbors of the venue on Mission Street near Duboce Avenue who say they have heard noise from the concert hall since it opened.”
Brick and Mortar given heavy restrictions, timeline for needed fixes [Ex]

“For those who sign up, Twitter will send a six-digit code using a text message each time they sign in to Twitter.com.”
Twitter adds security measure to logins [AP via Ex] [Wired] [CNet] [Biz Times]

“Tyler Florence’s Financial District hotspot had the third-largest discrepancy on the city’s audit of health care fees, but imposed a surcharge for only one year before discontinuing it.”
Wayfare Tavern reaches health care surcharge agreement; no money involved [Chron]

“In order to bring Square to Japan, the company teamed up with Sumitomo Mitsui Card Corporation, a credit card processing firm in Japan. The terms of that partnership were not announced.”
Square follows PayPal to Japan for mobile payments [CNet]

“Many residents probably drive by the Internet Archive located in the former church at Clement and Funston, not fully realizing what its mission is. In short, it is aiming to be the digital archive for the internet, books, audio and now, broadcast TV.”
Internet Archive gets $1M donation for ambitious broadcast TV archive project [Richmond SF]

“The 2013 Effie Award winners were revealed last night at the 45th annual Effie Awards Gala in New York and San Francisco shops raked in the awards.”
San Francisco agencies rake in the Effies [Egotist]

“This merger is consistent with our long-term strategy for Del Monte to further strengthen our pet food and snacks brand portfolio and accelerate growth by expanding in the pet specialty channel”
Del Monte Foods to buy Natural Balance Pet Foods [Biz Times]

“the company wasn’t able to raise the additional funds it needed to finance solar projects.”
Tioga Energy is today’s latest solar casualty [Biz Times]

QB3, partnership to open new, large life sciences incubator [Biz Times]

“Clothing seller Gap Inc. held its annual meeting Tuesday, and when the votes were counted, all 10 of its board members had been comfortably re-elected, nine of them by more than 400 million votes each. But one director, Robert Fisher, who was once CEO of Gap, was elected by a much smaller margin.”
Gap board member Robert Fisher got most negative votes in annual election [Biz Times]

“The Bay Area chapter of the Red Cross serves 4.5 million residents in 10 counties.”
Red Cross Bay Area names new CEO [Biz Times]

“Zoosk has consistently ranked as the number one dating application in Apple’s App Store, with more than 5 million downloads.”
Zoosk tops $40 million in first quarter [Biz Times]

“The September SF opening will follow the brand’s fifth U.S. store opening last week in Dallas.”
Storecasting: Alexander McQueen Is Indeed Coming to Union Square [Racked]

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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