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Here's Proof That Birds Just Desperately Want To Be Friends With Cats

Cats are notorious loners, yet nothing will stop these extroverted birds from trying to forge a friendship. Haven't they ever seen a Tweety bird cartoon? It’s a dangerous game for birds to play with their natural predators, but oh, how they try. Show More Summary

When Driving Earth-Moving Equipment Up and Down Divisadero, Make Sure to Block Your View with an Impact Hammer

TweetI think I can pay off on this headline. Let’s see, an earth mover, a Bobcat S750 to be precise, heading northbound on Divisadero… …with a view-blocking impact hammer attached… …right before its  squirrely driver hung a U-turn from the slow lane and headed southbound on Divis. Throw in a sarcastic headline, and you’ve got yourself a […]

Sponsored Link: Your Honda Story Could Be In Honda NorCal’s Next Short Film!

TweetI know all about Honda, the Founder, ’cause I read this book back in the 1980’s. I’ll tell you, Mr Honda was obsessed with the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy motorcycle races – that was a big part of the biography, IIRC. As you can see by the prices of used copies, that book is now […]

Here’s What San Francisco Chronicle Writer CW Nevius Gets Wrong About Our Failed Bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics

TweetI guess this will close out SF’s attempt to host the 2024 Olympics. The weird thing about San Francisco’s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics was that the local committee was this close to pulling off a terrific plan. The vote was Boston 15 and San Francisco (and the other two) 0, was it not? […]

“GREEN WAVE” Bicycle Signs – “SIGNALS SET FOR 13 MPH”

TweetI guess this is part of San Francisco’s “bikes and transit first policy?” Click to expand

Hayes Valley Shooting of Jan 9, 2015: Four Dead in Stolen Honda – Biggest Mass Killing in SF Since ’93 – 20 Minutes of SFPD Audio

TweetI can’t recall a bigger mass killing in San Francisco since the 101 California Street Shooting of 1993. Here’s 20 minutes of audio from @ScannerSays. (“10-30? means that the car is suspected stolen.)

Milbank: GOP Effort To Run Out Boehner Instead Of Scalise Speaks Volumes

When Tweety gets it right, he really gets it right, and when he paints Republican strategist John Feehery in a corner it's especially delicious. This discussion start out around the conservative challenge to Boehner for the Speaker of...Show More Summary

What’s This, the Sunday San Francisco Chronicle Costs “Only $3.00?”

TweetI could do without the “only” part, frankly. What’s that, it costs $10 to make a Sunday paper and get it to you, the Reader? Yeah, maybe, something like that. But even so, I could do without the “only” part. Frankly

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.

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…

Looney Tunes Dash! strategy guide: Top tips, hints, and cheats you need to know!

Looney Tunes Dash! is an endless runner game with a twist. Packed with lots of levels, you can work your way through as your favorite Looney Tunes characters such as Bugs Bunny, Road Runner, Tweety, and more. To do you, you'll need to escape from infamous enemies and complete challenging goals. Show More Summary

Here It Is: The Line of Double-Parked Cars in Front of Rainbow Grocery – How Do We Solve This Longstanding Problem?

TweetI don’t know, but SFGov is powerless, it appears. Here’s some history on the issue. And here’s how things look in 2014 – nothing’s changed: Oh well…

What Should Be the Speed Limit for Bicycles on Golden Gate Bridge?

TweetI don’t know. Some consultant came up with 10 MPH a few years back, but that idea wasn’t good for business, or something like that. But here’s a sign that tells you how fast you’re going anyway: Sometimes, I just don’t know…

The Last America’s Cup Column Ever from CW Nevius: Larry Ellison’s Former #1 Booster Becomes a Critic

TweetI don’t see how CW Nevius could possibly write another America’s Cup column, so enjoy: “Remember the America’s Cup?” Sure, it was the event you cheerleaded for when you moved to town about four years ago. It cost us a lot of money and you, CW Nevius, never apologized. Monumental hype, epic races and crashes […]

Here’s Why SF’s Effort to Host the 2024 Olympics Will (Probably) Fail: “Public opposition is expected to be substantial”

TweetI’l tell you, I’m less optimistic about the San Francisco Bay Area’s odds of landing the 2024 Olympics than, say, Messrs Matier und Ross: “What’s going to matter most is who can play best at the global level against the likes of Paris and Berlin — and on that point, the Bay Area has the […]

An “Urbanist’s” Dream: Here’s Your Chance to Help Plan the Future of the Clipper Card – It’s “FutureOfClipper.Org”

TweetI had a Clipper Card once. Well, a TransLink, the Clipper’s predecessor. Turns out it couldn’t handle a little acetone: And now I have no Clipper Cards, AFAIK But you, you love the (somewhat racist?) Clipper. So why not help the MTC try to make it better? All the deets: “Help Plan the Future of Clipper […]

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