Word on the Street: “100% Human Hair, Tangle-Free”

September 18th, 2014

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I’ll be honest – whenever I sell human hair, usually it’s not 100% pure, and sometimes it’s tangled. I’ll need to raise my game after seeing this!

A Motorized Fixie “Bicycle,” Western Addition

September 18th, 2014

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San Francisco Garbage Can, Lunchtime, Japantown – What Did It Look Like by Suppertime?

September 18th, 2014

See?

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Appears as if The City That Knows How doesn’t know how to maintain its garbage cans, sometimes.

Chevy Van, Western Addition – Guess How Large These Wheels Are

September 18th, 2014

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26 Inches!

Proof That SFGov Has a Sense of Humor: A Parking Ticket for Just $23?

September 17th, 2014

This ticket was issued in July 2014. The officer wrote $26 but the actual fine was just $23.

It was for “parking on grass” except there wasn’t any actual grass parked upon, oh well.

Anyway, it’s obvious that Rec and Park hasn’t caught up with the SFMTA in the ticket price inflation competition:

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Why isn’t this ticket $123 or $223?

And why does the SFMTA, operators of the worst big city transit agency in America, have the highest parking ticket prices in America?

Oh well.

Anyway, if you want a parking violation that you can laugh off as you’re paying it off, this is the one for you

From Our “Russian Embassy” Building in the Western Addition: “PLEASE VOTE NO ON PERMIT PARKING FOR ALAMO SQUARE”

September 17th, 2014

Stick it to the Man!

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Seems a bit selfish to try to take street parking just for yourselves, Western Addition millionaires…

The Fast-Moving Cars of Sunday Streets 2014 – Boy, There Were a Lot of People Driving Around This Go-Around

September 17th, 2014

Just saying.

Dude here was driving up Fillmore like it was just another Sunday, going at about 15 MPH. This was on the McDonalds block, which was empty of anything to do with Sunday Streets, so it might have been hard for the driver to know anything special was going on.

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Is Sunday Streets dying?

Getting the Feeling that the People Fixing Our Firebombed Chinese Consulate Doorway DON’T Know What They’re Doing

September 17th, 2014

(I don’t know how else to say it (without using even more gerunds…))

I’ve never seen anything like this – every weekend they’re out there on Laguna staring up at the damage caused by a Chinese citizen like nine months ago.

Does this ladder arrangement look safe to you, Gentle Reader?

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Mmmm…

Speaking of ladders above this doorway, one time the SFPD wanted to get above this doorway to rescue a woman who had fallen on a small balcony – she had a broken leg. The people at the consulate told the cops to get bent so they had to call the SFFD to use a ladder to get to the woman to take her to SFGH. That wasn’t very neighborly, Chinese Consulate.

Oh well.

MIYAKO ICE CREAM PARLOR: After Supervisor Scott Wiener Gets His SF Sugar Tax, Will He Go For a Fat Tax Next?

September 17th, 2014

Of course there are pros and cons to the proposed sugar tax you’ll get a chance to vote on in November

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Of course

Word on the Street: “IKEA PALO ALTO UNIVERSITY?”

September 16th, 2014

IKEA U, as seen near Stanford, CA:

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Go Reindeers!