It used to be famous.
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Frank ran into some trouble back in the 1980’s but I’ve never had any issues with him, after hundreds of encounters at area events over the decades.
If I had to guess, SHEPARD is for astronaut Alan Shepard and AIRCRAFT CARRIERS is a reference to the Russian-built Admiral Kuznetsov / Varyag / Liaoning and the like. I mean they’re sort of like aircraft carriers:
Expensify is paying the bills these days:
This guy from Quiznos sandwiches cut an ad deal with Frank a long time ago, and that put then-unknown Quiznos on the map, or so the story goes.
Leaving you with this – here he is from a decade back at the final Castro Halloween, when he encountered some dude dressed as Frank Chu. (And later that night, a kid from the projects shot nine people on Market near Noe and that was the end of Halloween in the Castro.)
This has been Frank Chu and His Signs, December 2016.
As they say, check your area for Gigabit service…
This same ad here seen right across the street from San Francisco’s Chinese Consulate?
Is this a mere coincidence?
What’s the point of this billboard at Cal Kearny?
(ClearChannel cleaned up all this glass. which I hadn’t noticed, the next day, but this bus stop gets attacked often, oh well.)
Lemme just say I don’t understand/am confused by the following on this page:
“Community over Profits” [A Capital “P,” right, Comrades?]
“Because CleanPowerSF is not-for-profit…” [Our SFPUC is a not-for-profit?]
“Your choice will localize energy, create jobs and stabilize energy prices.” [Doesn’t PG&E “create” jobs too? “Stabilize?”]
“Small Premium, Big Impact” [Or Big Premium, Small Impact? Just saying.]
“SuperGreen pay the applicable Green rate plus an additional $0.02/kWh.” [SuperGreen – who dat?]
“That’s a small investment with big returns for the environment and the local community.” [Or extremely small returns?]
“Upgrade your service to SuperGreen…” [But it’s the same service though, right? It’s the same juice from PG&E, right?]
And what’s up with the rates for regular PG&E v. Non-SuperGreen?
So, best case scenario is that, after a monthly PG&E fee you gotta pay to NOT have PG&E, a “typical” bill will be $66.40, as opposed to … $66.40?
Note that I rounded the numbers there, to the nearest nickel. Speaking of which, why not round PG&E’s percentage up to 30%, you know, why not?
Hey SFPUC, your desks inside the windmill building in Civic Center cost $20 grand each? Hey, is that “sustainable?” Oh, yes, and no? Hey, how about financially?
So many questions about the CleanPowerSF…