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Archived Since:August 9, 2009

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The Best Cell Phone Tower in the World – We Should Have These Things Installed at Every Intersection, Whatever the Engineers Wish

TweetAnd then SF would have a chance at actually being the “Innovation Capitol of the World” Invisible airwaves crackle with Life Bright antennae bristle with the energy Emotional feedback on timeless wavelength Bearing a gift beyond price, almost free

Legal But Foolhardy: Brave Pedestrians Making Cars Stop at the Crosswalks of Lincoln Way

TweetThis road would be a good one to have more traffic signals and less median: I’d plan ahead to cross at an intersection with a signal, or I’d wait for a break in traffic, as if I were a jaywalker. I wouldn’t just start crossing the street just hoping drivers would notice me. Anyway, sometimes […]

Backhoe on Fell Street: If You Want to Drive Around on City Streets without a License Plate, Get Yourself Some Excavating Equipment

TweetI guess backhoe operators don’t rob too many banks, so nobody needs to worry about ever trying to read their license plates… On It Goes…

Cafe Playfield, 94132: Where Every Hot Dog Comes with a Seagull Theft Insurance Policy

TweetI’ve never seen a hot dog replacement request not fulfilled Seagulls are voracious monsters, certainly.

The Thing About San Francisco’s Lands End is That It’s Basically One Giant Landslide Waiting to Happen

TweetTake a look here, from about a week ago, from a time just before the recent mini-slides shut the place down for the next ten days: Imagine the trail before the big slide of long ago. Imagine a flat road connecting the foreground to the background hundreds of feet away – that’s what used to be […]

Update from TV-Land: “DID YOU KNOW the ‘X’ in ‘Xmas’ symbolically represents Christ?”

TweetI guess I knew this. Or maybe, the term Xmas is sacrilege? One or the other. Gee, thanks cable TV! I don’t know how I lived without you the past year, and the year prior, and the year prior, and so on. The More You Know…

Is This the Marissa Mayer / Zack Bogue Cast-Iron Bison Paddock Sign that has “Taken a Beating?”

TweetHere you go: “Marissa Mayer And David Sacks Are Backing San Francisco’s Bison Bradshaw tells us he later saw the sign a bit worse for wear, having “taken a beating.” Weird. Who dislikes bison?” And here’s the sign in question, I think. It’s on the east end of the paddock, on JFK in GGP. And it’s […]

KALW Thoroughly Explores Methods to Undermine Our First Amendment – KALW Goes Beyond The Pale

TweetHey, do you know what I’m “devastated” about, you know, having to do with America’s most dangerous and slowest big city transit service, well I’m devastated by how slow it is and how badly it reacts to bad behavior by its operators. But that’s just me. Now look at the universe of reactions that KALW […]

“Taking the Lane,” Frisco-Style – Is This Skateboarder Operating Legally? Who Knows

TweetIDK. I’d need somebody to spell out all the rules. Here’s something. Anyway, this skateboarder was prolly a tad too aggressive to be in compliance with Frisco’s rules, whatever they are…

An Update on CAR2GO Car Sharing in SF: The Giant FREE PARKING Logos are Gone

TweetRead all about it. So how does this work, you see a car and then you use it to get wherever and then you park it legally and then you’re done with it? Mmm… As seen on Fell in December 2014: All right, I’m making this an ASSIGNMENT DESK. So, what is CAR2GO. Why didn’t […]

Objecting to the Following Dozen Words and Phrases Used to Announce the Seven-Figure Renovation of the Panhandle Playground

TweetHere it is, on the Hoodline: long-suffering playground [IRL, it’s an extremely popular playground. Its current Yelp rating is 4.5 stars, which is the very definition of almost perfect, right?] finally [This "framing" assumes 100% of what the millionaire-run Parks Alliance nonprofit says is accurate] Victim to time [Well sure, you could replace this or […]

Bold Move: SF Business Times Prints Shame List of “Restaurants with High-Risk Health Code Violations”

TweetSeems a long time ago now, but back eight years the spouse of a County Supervisor had this to say: “To those mother fuckers at the Golden Gate Restaurant Association: FUCK YOU!” And I thought, yeah, I can see where that comes from. (And here’s just one example – this place is a member. Like, […]

Offensive Parking: The Owner of This Hybrid Sure is a Brave Soul to Park This Way on Fell, Year After Year

TweetDay after day, week after week, month after month, year after year: I’m surprised the owner of this gas electric hybrid has managed to maintain this parking lifestyle for so long. (If you tried this in Pac Heights, offended dog walkers would have DPT ticket you into submission, tout de suite.)

Entire West Side Wonders When Its Chipotle is Going to Get Here, at Geary and Masonic

TweetCo-opting The Mission Burrito sure takes a long time, huh? Artist’s conception of what the mighty sign on Masonic will look like, sooner or later: Appears as if Panera Bread will win the race to further chainify the Western Addition… And it looks like not a single soul in the world will raise a voice […]

Ghost Car, Arguello – Classic First-Generation Malibu – Rolling In My Six-Four

TweetOr is it a ’65? I can’t tell. Nevertheless, this ride was an arresting sight creepin’ down Geary turning towards Arguello in our otherwise humdrum Richmond District:   All this guy needs is 16 switches, and hollow-points for the snitches. And maybe some D’s. Play us out, Dr. Dre. [Female voice w/ Jamaican patois:]Eeeh, whappn no baby […]

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