Posts Tagged ‘iii’
You Know, the San Francisco Chronicle Has Always Been a Middle-Of-The-Road Publication – This is a Parked Delivery TruckTuesday, July 12th, 2016
So, if you park on the double yellow line, it’s OK?
I remember when they used to use big trucks, like this one driven by William Randolph Hearst III in an Examiner ad from back in the day.
Anyway, the driver stops in the middle of McAllister, drops off his load, and then idly chitchats with bodega operators while his minitrucks idles – this makes the block look like a crime scene, if only temporarily.
This is How We Live Now, in 2016…
White Over Raspberry – The Smartest-Looking GO-4 Intercepter Three-Wheeler in Town – But Is This Legal?Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
Can you legally perpendicular park your Frisco Family Car in a parallel parking area?
I know not.
This kind of thing is agin the rules if you used a four-wheeled SmartCar, but SF could have special rules for three wheelers…
OMG, BJORN AGAIN! Disgraced San Francisco PR Flack Peter Ragone Lands a Job with Mayor Bill de Blasio in NYCMonday, January 6th, 2014
Well, here’s the news, look who just got appointed to the Bill de Blasio regime in New Yawk:
“Peter Ragone, a consultant who worked with de Blasio at HUD before going on to handle communications for Al Gore‘s 2000 presidential run and for Gov. Cuomo’s 2002 primary bid, as a senior advisor.”
“[Newsom’s] admission[*] came as his aggressive and seasoned spokesman, Peter Ragone, was fighting his own battles: A local investigative television team had reported that Ragone was posting hostile comments about Newsom’s critics on a local blog under names other than his own. When confronted with the fact that the postings had been traced to his home computer, Ragone insisted that the author, “John Nelson,” was his best friend who often stayed at his home. Ragone later admitted that he had posted the comments, but he said he did so to reflect Nelson’s views. Ragone also posted under the name “Bjorn.”
Indeed. The “local blog” mentioned by the LAT is SFist.
All the deets:
After all this, Peter Ragone had to go – he got voted off the island.
So I’m afraid that I’m going to have to disagree with the quite lengthy Wikipedia entry on Peter Ragone III, you know, the one written by … Peter Ragone! Or “John Nelson!” Or “Bjorn!” You see, Ragone writes that he “sparked a minor controversy after admitting he posted…” So maybe you could spin it that way, but the real controversy was actually about all the lies he told after he got busted. That’s why he had to go.
Now let’s see how well he does on that island off the east coast of America.
(Look out, Gothamist.)
*This was around the time that man-child Gavin Newsom decided it would be a good time start hanging out** with a teenaged Republican restaurant hostess. I’ll tell you, the people behind the mayor Willie Brown / Gavin Newsom / Ed Lee administration are deeeeeeeeeeeeelighted not to have to deal with Gavin Newsom drama anymore.
**Dating? Alcohol? You make the call.
Cheap Date: Take Your Honey to the San Francisco Ballet for as Little as $15 Bucks a Ticket on Valentine’s Day!Thursday, February 9th, 2012
This is it: 2012 is the year to impress your Valentine’s Day date by attending a showing of the vaunted, world-class San Francisco Ballet for less than what it cost you to see Transformers III: Dark of the Moon at the AMC.
“Our gift to you: we’re offering 2-for-1 ballet tickets for Valentine’s Day! Be quick as these WILL sell out!”
So there you go. Type in the secret code and then all the available seats you can see will be marked down – for example Balcony
Center tickets will cost you just $30 a pair.
Maria Kochetkova and Gennadi Nedvigin in Wheeldon’s Number Nine. © Erik Tomasson
“Join San Francisco Ballet for the return of Wayne McGregor’s stunning Chroma, an award-winning contemporary work proclaimed “ravishing on all fronts” by theSunday Times (UK), set to music compositions by Joby Talbot and arrangements by Jack White III. The evening also features Beaux, a world premiere work by acclaimed choreographer Mark Morris, and an encore presentation of Christopher Wheeldon’s breathtaking Number Nine, featuring a large ensemble of 24 dancers and set to an exhilarating score by Michael Torke.
The 2011 world premiere of Number Nine was made possible by Lead Sponsors Shelby and Frederick Gans, David and Kelsey Lamond, and Mr. and Mrs. James N. Sullivan, and by Major Sponsors Rosemary B. Baker, and Jennifer Caldwell and John H. N. Fisher, and by Sponsors Courtney Benoist and Jason M. Fish. The 2012 world premiere of Beaux is made possible by Lead Sponsors Mrs. Suzy Kellems Dominik and The Bernard Osher Foundation.”
See you there!
PROGRAM 2: OPENING NIGHT – Tuesday, February 14 – 8:00PM
Choreographer: Wayne McGregor
Composer: Joby Talbot, Jack White III
Conductor: Martin West
Maria Kochetkova, Jaime Garcia Castilla
Frances Chung, Pascal Molat
Yuan Yuan Tan, Taras Domitro
Dana Genshaft, Anthony Spaulding
Isaac Hernandez, Garen Scribner
Choreographer: Mark Morris
Composer: Bohuslav Martinů
Conductor: Martin West
Harpsichord: Bradley Moore
Jeremy Rucker*, Pascal Molat*, Benjamin Stewart*
Vito Mazzeo*, Ruben Martin Cintas*, Gennadi Nedvigin*
Sean Bennett*, Jaime Garcia Castilla*, Diego Cruz*
Choreographer: Christopher Wheeldon
Composer: Michael Torke
Conductor: Charles Barker
Dores Andre, Daniel Deivison-Oliveira
Vanessa Zahorian, Garen Scribner
Sarah Van Patten, Ruben Martin Cintas,
Sofiane Sylve*, Vito Mazzeo*
*Denotes premiere in role
In the event of injury or illness, casting is subject to change
Per pirate-nurse Pat Mulkey:
“Kevin Spacey as Richard III was Incredible! Whole production blew me a-w-a-y.”
A standing ovation for cast and crew – the view from above the Grand Chandelier:
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Spacey was sweating through his shirt from the end of the first act – he brought it.
And that thing at the very end, like what happens after his character dies, you know, with the thing? He’s still dominating the dojo.
And oh, Alan Scherstuhl offers his thoughts here – don’t miss that.
Wow, the WillieBrownGavinNewsomEdLee-Approved Corrupt Twitterloin Never Looked So Good – “You Stay Classy!”Wednesday, October 19th, 2011
Wow, this one has it all – MUNI’s aqua blue DC Transit #1076, these green Market Street bike lanes, and the Furniture Mart Building, whose former owner created the Twitterloin with a little help from King Willie II, Gavin Newsom.
Of course, King Willie I, the original, is taking credit for the corrupt Twitterloin as well, as is King Willie III, Ed Lee.
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