Posts Tagged ‘cap’

Costco Mexican Soda Evolution – First Came Coke, Then Came Pepsi, But Now Here Comes El Medio Litro, The King

Friday, October 26th, 2012

First came Coke, all the way from Mexico, all the way back in aught-six. (You see, they use  sugar as the sweetener south of the border, you know, instead of corn syrup.)

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Then came the 12 oz. Coke in a Coke Bottle purveyors, like this lovely Hayes Valley Taco Model from the Gap:

And then came the Mexican Pepsi at the Costco:

But now comes the King of Them All, El Medio Litro, the half-litre of Mexican Coke in a bottle:

I only saw one case at Costco #144 in SoMA, just recently.

I don’t know what they go for, probably something betwixt $18-24 for 24.

Who knows what Mexican-made beverage Costco will offer next…

Forget About Mexican Coke – These Days, It’s All About Mexican Pepsi, Importacion Especial – Not Corn Syrup, Sugar

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

No Coke, Pepsi.

It was hecho’ed in Mexico but it’s available in the 415 now:

Ah, here’s your Mexican Coke, but it’s been readily available at the Costco for four-plus years now.

It’s all Pepsi these days…

Fashion Update: Actor Jude Law Spotted in Civic Center – Earth Tones! – Including Hush Puppies and a Natty Cap

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Well, isn’t this lovely:

I wonder, which Famous Actor is going to play a character what dies on screen in the Contagion movie? Won’t it be sad when Kate Winslet or somebody gets the contagion and dies?

Anyway.

Bon Courage, Jude Law

Newly Refurbished Rob Hill Campground in the Presidio is Too Cheap and Too Popular

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

What you’re looking at is the only legal campground in the 46 square miles of the City and County of San Francisco. It’s mostly for urban youth. Mostly.

The big kickoff over the weekend was attended by 500 souls. Deets below.

Check out their rules and see if you can get a reservation for your group of up to 30 or what have you - your whole group will be able to stay a night or two for like $125.

The ribbon-cutting (actually, the chain of pinecones cutting) was a big to-do, I understand:

Lots of the work was paid for by the Haas family:

Check it out:

Camping at the Presidio (CAP) Program

Rob Hill Campground is a hidden Presidio gem and is the only camping facility in San Francisco. The site is a fantastic venue for outdoor learning and fun. To provide children and youth who traditionally have not visited national parks with overnight camping experiences, the Crissy Field Center (operated by the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy and the National Park Service), the Presidio Trust, and Bay Area Wilderness Training have developed the Camping at the Presidio (CAP) program.

Designed for community organizations and schools, CAP provides a dynamic and affordable way to enrich the lives of young people. CAP trains group leaders with the skills and resources they need to plan and lead a youth camping trip. After program leaders complete an Outdoor Leadership Training program they can begin to prepare for their camping trip to the park. Eligible community and school groups can reserve the campground between March and October.

See you there!

The Windy Western Presidio isn’t the Best Place for Outdoor Wedding Photos

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

Or, I don’t know, maybe it is. As long as you don’t mind if your veil blows in the wind straight out, like the long, long hair of Disney‘s Pocahontas.

Passers by were cheering for this couple, anyway.

The scene near the Immigrant Point Overlook on Lincoln Boulevard with the shutterbug far off to the left:

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Oh Man, If the SFPD Has This Kind of Photo of You Robbing Banks, It’s Time to Leave Town

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

I’ll tell you, I worked at a bank back in the day, back in the pre-digital camera era, and I’ll tell you, there’s no way a typical analog camera would get this kind of image of an alleged bank robber. Particularly since the old-school cams had to be tripped manually when the time came, owing to the expense of film.

But these days, digital cameras is everywhere.

Anyway, if I were this fellow, I’d leave town, for a while anyway.

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All the deets straight from the SFPD FB:

SAN FRANCISCO POLICE SEEK PUBLIC’S HELP IN LOCATING SERIAL BANK ROBBERY SUSPECT (10-039) 

San Francisco police are seeking the public’s help in locating a bank robbery suspect who has robbed four downtown San Francisco banks since March 22. In three of the incidents, the suspect approached a bank customer already at the teller window and placed a knife to the customer’s throat. While holding the knife, the suspect demanded and was given currency from the teller. The suspect then fled the bank. In one of the three incidents, the hostage victim suffered a non-life-threatening knife wound.

The first incident on March 22 occurred at Citibank, 1801 Van Ness Avenue. There was no customer threat or weapon used in this incident. Two days later, on March 24, the suspect entered the East West Bank at 743 Washington Street and held a knife to the throat of an Asian male customer at the teller window. On April 2, the suspect went into the Wells Fargo Bank at 1160 Grant Avenue and again held a knife to the throat of a customer, an Asian male. This was the incident in which the customer was injured.

On April 5, the suspect entered City National Bank, 150 California Street, stood behind a 90-year-old Hispanic female customer at the teller window, and held a knife to her throat. After demanding and receiving currency, the suspect fled the bank. The victim was not injured.

The suspect is described as an African-American male, 30-40, 6’, 175 lbs, black hair with mustache and goatee. The suspect wore a dark baseball cap in each incident. Surveillance photos of the suspect accompany this press release.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect is urged to contact Inspector Phillip Wong, Criminal Investigation Unit, 553-1201, to call the Confidential Tip Line, 415-575-4444, or to use Text-a-Tip by typing TIP411 or 847411 in the “To” field and “SFPD” in the text field.

For more information, please contact the Media Relations Unit, 553-1651

A Trip to the Hospital for San Francisco’s World Famous Bushman?

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Fisherman’s Wharf‘s World Famous Bushman busker might have run into trouble the other day, per the Wikipedia:

“On March 24, 2009 at approximately 3pm PST, the World Famous Bushman was observed on a stretcher being attended to by emergency personnel. The nature of the emergency is unknown, but those wishing to see his act must wait until further notice.”

David Johnson during happier times earlier this year, having just quarrelled with an SFPD commander:

Good luck WFB, hope you’re all right.