Posts Tagged ‘california’

Sunset District Update: Outta My Way, Kids, I’m Skateboarding Here!

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Start at 4:10.

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San Francisco Hills:

Here It Is, the Delightfully-Named “Auto Drive,” in the Inner Sunset – Finally a Road Just for Car Drivers – And Also in SF: “Automobile Drive,” Somewhere

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Thusly:

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Google it yourself: Auto Dr SF

I first noticed this odd notation when I was on one of my bikes, and I thought, “I can’t go through there, not on a bike.” But then later on I actually went through the thing, inside sort of an auto anyway. This Drive is kind of narrow. Seems more like an Alley to me:

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I’d love to see a street sign for it.

Au revoir, L’Avenue du Auto:

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And yes, this is official:

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Say, is “Automobile Drive” the same thing? One thinks so, but one doesn’t know.

All right, happy motoring, in your quadricycles!

The Life Aquatic with Bell Shimada – Our Feds Working in SF to Listen to Fish, Quietly – Apparently, “Boaty McBoatface” IS NOT the Winner in Some Vessel Naming Contests

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Our NOAAS Bell M. Shimada (R 227) goes under the Golden Gate Bridge yet again:

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2526 Francisco: Well, Sure It’s Listed for $5 Million, But If Only They’d Accept Cryptocurrency for It – “BITCOIN ACCEPTED?”

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

You’re in luck, Gentle Miners:

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And here’s the lawn sign, via davedog2000:

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That rider* at the bottom, that’s the icing on the cake, baby!

*That’s the name of that thing per signs.com, and they ought to know…

MARK LENO v. LONDON BREED: Who Wants to “SHAKE UP CITY HALL!” and Who Doesn’t? – Also, Who Can Afford Google Result Ads?

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

First question first:

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Oh, OK.

(Hey, is that the same shade of purp-ly royal blue? I can’t tell.)

Moving on, to this:

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Wow, that prolly costs a lot of money to get the #1 hit on Google, right?

But OTOH, a search for Mark Leno goes right where it should:

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Wonder who’s paying for London’s ads. They must be rich people, huh?

RON CONWAY

Lazy Shirkadays Trespass at Battery Spencer to Blow Bubbles and Take Selfies Just Above Our Golden Gate Bridge

Monday, February 12th, 2018

However, 4.5 Yelp stars can’t be wrong…

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“UNITE, STOP ICE” – Area Man Stands Behind His Words Above 101 North, the Front Door to Frisco

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

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One of These Things is Not Like the Others

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

One of these things just doesn’t belong…

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Famous Lifted Lyft Van Tagged by Taggers

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

As seen near Hospital Curve:

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How does one tag a van so high off the ground?

One doesn’t know…

JUMP! Rental Bike Riders Don’t Drive Too Good

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

You can’t miss these bright orange rides these days, particularly the past month or so.

Like look at this fellow on Market – like how much a third of a horsepower has helped him to haul him and his buddy up to 20 MPH straddling the MUNI tracks. Talk about making good time.

Anyway, this is just an observation:

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More caution is advised…