Archive for the ‘cars’ Category

Living in Frisco: Ten On-Street Parking Spaces, Five Broken Car Windows Over a Ten Day Period

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

This would be on about 100 feet of Ashbury in the 94117, both sides of the street, so generally you’ll have 4 or 5 rides parked there on both sides, so that’s ten spaces.

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What do you think the report rate is for people who’ve lost a bunch of windows the past several years? I think it’s not high. So when the media / popo report on a reduction of car break-ins, I think they should take pains to specify it’s the reported rate what’s fallen.

Anyway, my advice would be to leave your glove box and consoles and coin trays open at night…

The Smokiest Diesel School Bus in All Christendom: Michael’s Transportation Service of Vallejo, CA

Friday, January 20th, 2017

As seen in Frisco, and in the rain FWIW:

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Where is This Limousine Supposed to Offload Passengers in Front of Our State Building on Golden Gate

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Yes, that black Lincoln SUV thing is a stretched limo. It stopped in the new bike lane, as you can see.

Some in town would want the driver to double park far to the left in the slow lane so as to not block the now-sacrosanct new bike lane. Now I think that would be illegal, as is of course what the driver has done here:

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So after all that, my question remains¬†Where is This Limousine Supposed to Offload Passengers in Front of Our State Building on Golden Gate? I’m not really seeing any real legal options here. So parking as far to the right as practical seems like the least bad choice…

We Now Have So Many Lyft / UBER Drivers on Our Streets that They’re Worth Marketing To

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

“Now Servicing UBER Lyft – Ask for Details and Promotions”

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MARXIST MOTORSPORT, Western Addition

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

More legible photos here

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Sadly, the Che sticker has gone missing.

Yours, in struggle.

The Legacy of Ed Lee, Highest-Paid Mayor in the Western Hemisphere

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

You used to see this a lot, about two decades ago, and then you didn’t see it, and now you see it again:

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So that’s his “legacy,” in addition to parking the Oakland / Golden State Warriors kitty-corner across the street from UCSF Mission Bay, the better to allow Joe Lacob to raise ticket prices 30-40%. You’ll see.

Word on the Street: KEEP TOBIAS BLUE

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

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California Dreaming: Surf’s Up, MLK DAY 2017, Seacliff, Frisco, 94121

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Seacliff has more than its fair share of rich kids driving about in old VW Transporters, it seems.

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A nice Volkswagen, certainly…

License Plate Confetti: Your Car Should Have This

Friday, January 13th, 2017

Every day would be Christmas, every night would be New Year’s Eve, if only your ride had a little unauthorized LPC:

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Long time ago I talked with an IT manager at the state DMV – he said they had to make sure that three-letter combinations like S-E-X and A-S-S couldn’t ever be used on a CA license plate. But I guess 666, the number of the beast, is A-OK? And he was like, sure, no prob. So On It Goes

Hot Wheels Car IRL – Monochromatic Never Looked So Monochromatic

Friday, January 13th, 2017

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