Posts Tagged ‘days’

Stick It To The Man: Unregistered Collection of Aging Mercedes Benzes Defies SFMTA DPT SFPD CHP CARB and EPA

Friday, November 9th, 2012

California registration? No thanks, that’s not for me. I prefer to use license plates from the Land of Enchantment and the Empire State.

But have you seen the urban snorkel (camera left, near the windshield) on my G-Wagen?

Breaking Bad:

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Sometimes I just don’t know.

OMG, Use a Visa Card at LivingSocial.com to get an $80 Credit at Tsunami Sushi in the NoPA for $20

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

[UPDATE: The official rating of this deal is now Beyond Excellent. More than a few buds have referred their buds and ended up with three $40 credits for just $20. (Our corporate overlords must have gone hog-wild.) Now, you're too young to remember, but this is like the dotcom days of the late '90s when you could get 50 pounds of dog food delivered to your house for like $8 'n stuff. Anywho, thank you India, thank you terror, etc...]

Word on the street is that August 5, 2010, is a gonna be a Visa Free Deal Day at Living Social.com. So, that means you should be able to get two $40 credits at the Panhandle Tsunami Sushi Bar at 1306 Fulton for just a $20 charge on your Visa card.

Per my Huggy Bear

“You pay $20 with your Visa card (debit or credit) to get your $40 credit, and then receive another $40 credit free to give to a friend (or keep for yourself, it’s not at all required to send the second credit to someone else). So that’s an $80 credit for only $20.”

And then if you refer three friends then you can get another $40 credit. That’s the deal as I understand it.

Tsunami looks appetizing from this angle:

I’m failing to see any unexpected downsides* here, people. (Be sure to tell me if you have any probs with this brand of social shopping.)

See you there!

*“Limit 1 per table per visit • Gratuity not included (Be nice and tip on the pre-discounted total!) • Dine-in only (not valid for takeout or delivery) • Not valid on happy hour items • Call 415-567-7664 to make your reservation • Other conditions apply • Promotional value expires on 12/30/10″

9th Annual AIDS/LifeCycle Ride Begins – From the Cow Palace to L.A. in Seven Days

Sunday, June 6th, 2010

Here’s the scene at 5:00 AM this morning down at Daly City’s California State Livestock Pavilion where 2400 roadies (road bike riders) and their volunteer road crews (aka roadies, it’s confusing I know) just took off for L.A. in the world’s largest annual HIV/AIDS fundraising event.

Check it:

First-time ALC cyclist Greg and a bunch of bikes at the Cow Palace this AM via WeberSF

The bro in this shot from last year (note the fog – it’s a tradition) could be YOU next year! Why not?

From AIDS/LifeCycle

All the deets, below.

Bon Courage, cyclistes!

AIDS/LifeCycle Begins as 2,400 Hit the Road to Raise Awareness and $10 Million to Fight AIDS. San Francisco-to-Los Angeles bike ride is world’s largest annual HIV/AIDS fundraiser

SAN FRANCISCO and LOS ANGELES, June 6 - A colorful stream of 2,400 bicyclists and volunteer “roadies” from nearly every state and eight countries left San Francisco this morning on the way to Los Angeles as participants in AIDS/LifeCycle, the world’s largest annual HIV/AIDS fundraising event. In its ninth year, the event is expected to raise $10 million to care for those living with HIV/AIDS and to prevent new infections.  In the seven days it takes to ride to Los Angeles, more than 1,000 people in the United States and 50,000 people around the world will be infected with HIV.

AIDS/LifeCycle is a fully supported, 545-mile bike ride — not a race — that supports the HIV/AIDS services provided by the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center and San Francisco AIDS Foundation.  It also raises awareness that HIV/AIDS is a growing scourge that continues to have a devastating impact on our communities, especially here in California. More than 1 in 10 of the nation’s HIV-positive people live in California and California ranks second among the states in cumulative AIDS cases.

“With the ongoing budget crisis and last year’s horrific cuts to HIV-prevention funding, the money raised through AIDS/LifeCycle is more important than ever,” said Lorri L. Jean, CEO of the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center.  “It’s important for people to realize that the HIV pandemic isn’t over and that there are still many in our community in need of quality medical care. The HIV services supported by AIDS/LifeCycle save lives year-round.”

Participants range in age from 18 to 82 and are at various levels of physical fitness. Whether gay or straight, HIV-positive or HIV-negative, they share a common commitment to ending HIV and caring for those living with the virus. So much so that each cyclist raises at least $3,000 (most raise more than $4,000) to participate in what many consider to be a life-changing experience. Since its inception in 2002, AIDS/LifeCycle has raised more than $60 million to fight AIDS.”

Ever more deets, after the jump.

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Norway Day Festival 2010 Comes to San Francisco This Weekend – May 1-2, 2010

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Have you been to Norway? The whole place is filled with Beautiful People – everybody looks like they are or they used to be Abercrombe & Fitch models. Well, guess what, this weekend Norway is coming to the Bay Area and YOU”RE invited.

It’s Norway Day Festival 2010 and it’s coming to San Francisco’s Fort Mason this weekend, Saturday May 1st and Sunday May 2nd, 2010! It’s as cheap as nine bucks to get in, or something. (Pretty cheap compared to Oktoberfest By The Bay or something.)

Typical Norwegians. They’ll be there, just like last year:
 
 
via Bea Ahbeck
 
And best of all, Tom Perkins will be there too, giving the keynote. And straight outta Osloartist Kristine Maudal, who came to SoMA last year to do Norwegian Instant Art, will also be there. Here’s her release:  Other Rhythms_press_eng 
 
And bonus, free Iced lattes from Seattle’s Best Coffee. The big red fridge will be there in Fort Mason giving cold cans away on both days.
 
All right, see you there!
 
2010 Norway Day Festival Schedule
 
Saturday, May 1
10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Time Event
 10:00 a.m.  Festival Opens
 10:45 a.m.  Opening Ceremonies w/National Anthems
 11:00 a.m.  Entertainment Begins on Main Stage & in Pub
 6:00 p.m.  Last Entry Into Festival
 7:00 p.m.  Festival Closes
 8:30 p.m.  Evening Concert Event at Cafe Du Nord

Sunday, May 2
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Time Event
 10:00 a.m.  Festival Opens
 11:00 a.m.  Entertainment Begins on Main Stage
 12:00 p.m.  Entertainment Begins in Pub
 4:30 p.m.  Raffle on Main Stage
 5:00 p.m.  Festival Closes

Just Try to Read This Official Car Towaway Notice From the City of San Francisco

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

Come on, you can do it. Take a gander at the dollar amount of the fine for abandoning your car on the streets of San Francisco. Let’s agree that dollar amount has two digits, but it is $75? $85? $88? $98? $80? $90?

This is no mere triviality - if you don’t get the proper notice then you might not have to pay the fine. As to whether San Francisco can legally tow away your ride with the way the local laws are written these days, well, that’s up in the air.

Can I explain why the owner was given only three days to move in light of the last year’s policy change allowing seven days? No, no I cannot. Click to expand.

Are San Francisco drivers gonna get a massive refund the way it just went down South San Francisco Way with the red light cameras? [KRON's Eve Taft- why isn't she in every romcom Hollywood can produce?] No se.

I’m the first one to rain on the parade of plaintiff’s attorneys with ridiculous notions of what constitutes a decent lawsuit, but this one, this one looks good.

The mise-en-scene atop Buena Vista Heights at the end of Masonic, where it’s so hilly you might need an exemption to drive your SUV around.

This aging, now-woodless Willys Jeep Wagon ur-SUV needs no exemption for excessive weight as it’s not close to the weight limit. (I ought to call it in to Pimp My Ride or something.) Wonder where it is now, wonder if it got towed. [Dude, where's my car? What happened to my woody?]

Anyway, we’ll just have to bide our time to see what occurs with this not-yet-certified class action lawsuit. Writer Joe Eskenazi will keep us posted, I’m sure.

To Be Continued…