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Archived Since:August 9, 2009

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San Francisco Chronicle Writer CW Nevius is So Wrong on So Many Things: Consider this Felony Graffiti Case in the Tenderloin

TweetHERE IT IS: Court may not paint tagging as a petty crime this time “If there was ever a case that deeply annoyed Tenderloin residents, it was the graffiti bombing of the old Hibernia Bank last year.” WELL, LET’S SEE. I THINK THIS CASE MIGHT HAVE ANNOYED: THE NEVIUS HIMSELF; SOME COPS; THE OWNER(S) OF THE [...]

When You Tire of Markets from Capitalist Pig-Dogs and Those from the USSR/China and Allies, Try the “3rd WORLD MARKET” – OPEN LATE

TweetThe Yelpers don’t know what to make of this place. As seen in the Western Addition:  Wiki notes that the term “Third World” is “less preferred” these days… Learning to match the beat of the Old World Man Learning to catch the heat of the Third World Man Trying to save the day for the Old [...]

UBER Taxi Guarantees $5000 in Income for Your First Month as a Driver, If You Believe This MUNI Bus Ad

TweetDo you have to provide your own ride? If so, then you’d need to subtract out gas and whatnot, right? IDK. Anyway, this is how our SFMTA makes money to pay its employees who lie about being sick, by taking ads for UBER:  The ball’s in your court, Lyft All the deets: New UberX partners only. [...]

Millionaire Lady Has Her Minimum Wage Employee Double-Park a Large Mercedes on Market: Bay Area Bike Share (BABS) in Action

TweetWell, here it is: Am I far off on this one? Minimum wage is $10.74 per hour these days. How much do these bikeshare Mercedes drivers make, you know, at a time after Alta has admitted to a “mistake” or two? And it looks like Alta is “privately held” so who knows how many millionaires [...]

Ahora Mas Que Nunca: “Hawaiian Airlines to Launch Daily Non-Stop Service Between San Francisco and Maui”

TweetUnited will soon have competition, once again, on SFO-OGG and OGG-SFO. (I’ll tell you, I’ve flown to Oahu, you know, on bidness, using Continental and United and all and that worked out I s’pose, but one time I had to go to Maui for a wedding and I didn’t realize that not giving United an [...]

An Old, Dilapidated Church for Black People in the Western Addition Has Become a Refurbished Single-Family House for White People in NoPA

TweetWell, the outside of 601 Broderick is finished. Here are the deets, and here’s Hoodline’s effort from May. And don’t miss James Hill, Architect: Click to expand

August in Frisco: Costco #144 Knows Its Customer Base – It’s Selling Thousands of Down Jackets Right at the Front Door

TweetThis is what you see as you walk in the front door of America’s First Urban Costco – hundreds and hundreds of new-school down jakcets. ‘Cause it’s August:

August in Frisco: Photos of Tourists Taking Photos

TweetA couple decades back, these two would have been Japanese tourists taking photos of every random thing possible. Today, they’re Chinese (based upon the loud ai-yaaahs). Who will they be two decades from now? IDK. OTOH, these conventioneers might be Japanese – I can’t tell. But I can tell you that the tiny flash on [...]

Incident at Flagship Nordstrom – Using a Nightstick for Leverage – Everyday Life for the SFPD in the Twitterloin

Tweet(You know, I hope that Twitter will pay its taxes someday. Kind of a Better Late Than Never kind of thing, just cut a check for about a hundred million and make it out to the SF General Fund.) I don’t know what was going on here, but it looked intense

Clever Driver Boots Own Car to Avoid Theft on the Mean Streets of Ed Lee’s San Francisco: Presenting “The Claw”

TweetAnd look, it’s from the people who brought us The Club, back in the 1980?s. As seen in the projects near City Hall attached to an old Honda Click to expand I’ve never seen this before, Gentle Reader! High visual deterrence Unauthorized use deterrent Self locking Installs in seconds Fits wheels up to 12 inches [...]

Great Drought of 2014: Ten Percent Mandatory Outdoor Irrigation Conservation Measures Announced for San Francisco

TweetAs expected, here it is: “Tuesday, August 12, 2014 S.F. Public Utilities Commission Ratifies 10% Mandatory Outdoor Irrigation Conservation Measures Restrictions Comply with State Water Resources Control Board’s New Emergency Regulations...Show More Summary

Word on the Street: Instead of Fillmore, “Fill-No-More”

TweetAs seen on Fillmore Street in the Fillmore, home of the failed Fillmore Jazz District, brought to you by our horrible, failed Redevelopment Agency and SPUR, the urban renewal people: On it goes… Oh, here’s my message to those SPUR people: Instead of doing something, just stand there.

Tale of Two Brand-New Traffic Signals – Creating Traffic Jams on Masonic Near the New Target Store

TweetHere’s your SFMTA at work. Before, it wanted timed lights to encourage drivers to go 25 MPH: Signal Timing Adjustments – Analyzed  signal timing along Masonic and expect to be implemented  by the end of November But now, this is...Show More Summary

How to Lock Up Your Bike: Taking the Time to See If You’re Also Locking Up Somebody Else’s Bike

TweetThe owner of the red Nishiki managed to catch the rear brake cable of the blue bike at bottom. Oh well.

This Sign Remnant is All That’s Left of “Speedo 690? and Speedo’s Garage – Sic Transit Gloria Van Ness, RIP “Romantic Polynesian Cuisine”

TweetOf course you’re too young to remember San Francisco back in the 1980?s, Gentle Reader, but I’m not. It was a time when we really only had one celebrity chef: Jeremiah Tower. He was kind of a jerk, as you might be able to tell from this vintage bit here. Like I say, it was the 1980?s [...]

Question: How Many Gallons of Water has the City of San Francisco Recycled Since 1850? The Answer Will Amaze You!

TweetOr not. I mean, why would I ask if the answer were anything but zero? Here’s your super-pure, “better than Evian” Hetch Hetchy drinking water at work right here: In other news, your SFPUC is working on a plan to downgrade the quality of your water on purpose, because, because… In still yet other news, [...]

The Most Airbnb People You Could Possibly Imagine, Alamo Square Area, Western Addition, USA

Tweet(Not That There’s Anything Wrong With That.) This has been a remarkable change, over the past half-decade. You see them, all over the place, every day, coming and going, taking photos of buildings, looking at maps, asking where “the Seven Ladies” are, asking where the “Full House house” is, and rolling luggage up and down [...]

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