Posts Tagged ‘peace’

Sometimes Haight Ashbury Looks Exactly, I Mean Exactly, the Way You Might Think It Should – “THINK PEACE”

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

I’ve never figured out the sked for these peace people at Fell and Masonic, the entrance to Haight Ashbury as far as tour bus drivers are concerned. I think it’s the last Friday of the month at 5:00 PM during the Evening Drive, something like that.

Anyway, the hula hoop was a nice touch:

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Banksy Tourism in Chinatown

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Strike a pose:

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OMG, They Made a Movie About the AC Transit Bus Fight – On Netflix Now – Entitled “Bad Ass” – $$ for Epic Beard Man?

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

This incident in the East Bay a few years back…

…has been made into a movie called Bad Ass:

Which I guess is old news.

But the new news is that you can watch this flick for free now via the NetFlix.

It’s just released. See?

“This movie is: Exciting”

(But, sorry streamer-only NetFlix people, right now you can only have them mail you the DVD or the Blu-Ray – you can’t just stream this to your device.)

And no, I don’t think Vietnam Tom Bruso, or anyone else on the bus that day…

…will get a dime out of Bad Ass.

That’s Tinseltown for you…

New Signage for Japantown for 2011: Here It Is

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

I guess the hated concrete Peace Pagoda is getting honored here:

I won’t tell you which particular sign I notice.

BTW, the empty corner space at Webster and Post is going to be a large dentist’s office (boy, won’t that draw people to J-Town!) instead of the bustling coffee shop that almost went in six years ago…

Oh well…

Know Your Haight Ashbury Peace Vigil: Third Friday of the Month from 6-8PM at Fell and Masonic

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Check their Photostream to see what it’s like at a typical HAPV.

Join them once a month at the corner of Fell and Ashbury during the Evening Drive.

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If you want.

Rain or shine.

“Forever 27″ Mural on Haight: Musicians, Whatever You Do, Don’t Join Club 27: Jones, Hendrix, Morrison and Cobain

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Not sure what happened to Janis Joplin, but anyway, all these famous musical artists you can see on this mural in the Upper Haight passed on while they were 27 years of age.

See?

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Stay safe, young musicians

The 27 Club, also occasionally known as the Forever 27 Club or Club 27, is a name for a group of influential rock and blues musicians who all died at the age of 27. The 27 Club consists of two related phenomena, both in the realm of popular culture. The first is a list of five famous rock musicians who died at age 27—Brian JonesJimi HendrixJanis JoplinJim Morrison, and Kurt Cobain. The second is the idea that many other notable musicians have also died at the age of 27.


 

A MILITANT on Market Street: A Sure Sign That May Day 2011 is Coming, and Then the Great Strike of 2011

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Wow, May 1st is just the start to a militant May 2011 in the Bay Area.

Check the calendar of Code PINK, Women for Peace.

Busy busy, huh?

And here was a dude what happened to be there yesterday with the Code PINK and the longshorepeople and the Oscar Grant crowd, etc – 100-something souls all told, inbetwixt our Market Street Chevron Buildings and right under the noses of the people of your San Francisco Examiner:

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All the deets:

STRIKE MAY 2011!

¡BASTA! CodePINK, Cindy Sheehan, and all Vulnerable Folks are calling on us to STRIKE, MARCH and OCCUPY Sacramento beginning MAY DAY!

On May 1st, May Day, Beltane, International Workers Day, we will gather 11:30am at 24th & Mission, SF, march with the Coalition of Immigrants & all Workers to the 1pm rally in Civic Center, from where we will launch our STRIKE MAY 2011 march to Sacramento!

At 3pm, we will march from the Civic Center to the Ferry Building and take the 6pm ferry to Vallejo.

For the next 8 days we will march to Sacramento thru American Canyon, Napa, Suisun, Fairfield, Vacaville, Winters, Woodland and Davis doing actions – marches, rallies, press conferences, flyering, bannering – along the way. (for the exact route and issues,click here)

We are calling on YOU to STRIKE – NO BUSINESS AS USUAL – and come walk, bike, skateboard, carpool, train with all of us vulnerable folks, to get to Sacramento.

We will arrive in Sacramento on the 9th, the same day the 5 day teachers’ occupation of the Capitol begins. We will set up a TENT CITY and OCCUPY the capitol until the legislature votes OUR budget!

Our general theme is: 1) NO MORE TAXES for WARS & OCCUPATIONS; and 2) NO MORE TAX BREAKS for the RICH & their CORPORATIONS!

We are deeply urging everyone to join us in the STRIKE, MARCH & TENT CITY for however long, however many day(s), hour(s) you choose. (more information, click here)

At the TENT CITY, we are hoping everyone will do teach-ins to share their information, strategize, and build a strong diverse coalition.

If you are willing to endorse and/or STRIKE, please email info@bayareacodepink.org or call 510-540-7007 and leave your name, number, email, and a brief sketch of your plans. Sign up on facebook and twitter (links below).

If you are willing to be active and work on this STRIKE MAY 2011 for however long, in any capacity, before, after, during, please also email or call ASAP!

And come to the next Monday eve organizing meeting 6pm Mudrakers Café (back room), 2801 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley.

TOGETHER we WILL direct our STATE BUDGET to become OUR BUDGET!

End war on women!
End war on workers, immigrants, people of color, unions!
End wars of occupation!
End wars of corporate greed!
End wars on our Mother Earth!
End all wars!

Bring our tax dollars home! Take our tax dollars back from the rich!

info@bayareacodepink.org www.STRIKEmay2011ca.org 510-540-7007
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/home.php?sk=group_204973202856133
March/Strike Against Gov Brown’s Austerity Measures in California
Twitter: twitter.com/strikemay2011

The Return of “Epic Bearded Man” Thomas Bruso of AC Transit Fame – Bus Fights Behind Him – Cheering for the Giants

Monday, October 25th, 2010

CaliberSF‘s Travis has a doozie today. Click on over to see the original version of this shot and also to catch up with Vietnam Tom.

Via Travis of CaliberSF

“¿Quién Mató a Brian Márquez?” – $250K Reward, Vigil Tonight in the Mission for Victim of 2005 Slaying

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Or, in other words, Who killed Brian Marquez?  That’s the question people are still asking in the Mission District.

The link to the website with information about Brian’s murder from 2005 is here.

VIGILIA
Vigilia en Memoria de Brian Marquez
en El Cinco Aniversario de su asesinato
Viernes 3 de Septiembre, 2010,
5 to 7 pm
23 y 24th Street y Alabama

VIGIL
Vigil in Memory of Brian Marquez
on the Fifth Anniversary of his murder
Friday September 3, 2010
5 to 7 pm

Alabama Street between
23rd Street & 24th Street

reissued: 10-054 09/01/10
reissued: 08-035 03/05/08
05-146 11/22/05 / 06-025 03/06/06
 

  

 Brian Marquez
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MURDER VICTIM
Brian Marquez
 

The Mayor’s office has authorized a $250,000.00 reward for the information leading to the identification, arrest and prosecution of the person/s responsible for the murder of Brian Marquez.

On September 3rd, 2005, at approximately 9:00 in the evening Brian Marquez was shot and killed near the corner of 24th and Alabama Streets. Mr. Marquez was a popular tatto artist.

Persons with information or questions are urged to contact:
Inspectors Lawrence Mark of the SFPD Homicide Detail

SFPD Homicide Detail: 415-553-1145
SFPD BRICC: (after hours) 415-553-1071
SFPD Anonymous Tip Line: 415-575-4444
TEXT-A-TIP TIP411 or 847411
SFPD CASE # 051 995 081

What Gives the UCSF Police the Right to Issue Traffic Citations on Market Street?

Monday, June 7th, 2010

I don’t know, beats me.

Yet there they were stopping this San Francisco resident on the inbound side of Market Street

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Oh well.