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Build It And They Will Come: Beautiful People Have Descended Upon “The Corner Store” at the Not-So-Beautiful Geary and Masonic AreaWednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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Leave us review California Vehicle Code Section 40202(a):
“The notice of parking violation shall also set forth … the last four digits of the vehicle identification number, if that number is readable through the windshield...”
Except some DPT meter maids are in the habit of not writing down the last four digits of the VIN. Check it:
“Some SFMTA parking citation officers thought they found a loophole by simply entering “cannot read,” “covered,” or “unable to locate” in the VIN field space of a citation.
03/07/12: Officer NW (Badge #206) wrote 66 citations of which he said he “cannot read” the VIN plate information on all 66 of them!
02/01/12: Officer TA (Badge #12) wrote 27 citations of which he said he “cannot read” the VIN plate information on all 27 of them.”
So am I saying I believe the factual statements of some random Change.org petition over anything spun out by the SFMTA?
Yes, yes I am.
Now is this VIN requirement kind of a technicality, and is it kind of a pain to be looking for VINs when the PCOs need to make their quotas in order to pay for Ed Reiskin’s generous benefits package? Yes and yes.
But that’s the law. Perhaps the SFMTA should try to change the law if it’s so hard to obey.
Let’s hope that the SFMTA keeps a closer eye on its PCOs in the future…
Now let’s travel back to the past:
As previously noted, harsh.
“California Penal Code 241 — Assault, punishment. (“(b) When an assault is committed against the person of a parking control officer engaged in the performance of his or her duties, and the person committing the offense knows or reasonably should know that the victim is a parking control officer, the assault is punishable by a fine not exceeding two thousand dollars ($2,000), or by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding six months, or by both the fine and imprisonment.”
So much for “Good People, Tough Jobs.”
San Francisco’s SFPark is Nothing But a Big FU to the 99% – Here’s Why Rich People Love the SFMTA’s New ProgramWednesday, February 15th, 2012
Do you know how long you can park at these new SFPark meters? Like four hours, baby. Just pop in your credit card.
Do you know who appreciates that? Rich people, the demographically-desirable who drive BMW’s and Mercedes Benzeseses.
Here’s five in a row. Thanks SFPARK!
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Here’s an exercise. Just as you can add “in bed” to your fortune cookie message, you can append the phrase “FOR RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS” to any statement from the horrible SFPark people from the horrible SFMTA. Like this:
“SFMTA established SFpark to use new technologies and policies to improve parking in San Francisco FOR RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS. Reducing traffic by helping RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS find parking benefits RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS. More parking availability makes streets less congested FOR RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS. Meters that accept credit and debit cards FROM RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS reduce frustration and parking citations FOR RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS. With SFpark, RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS can all circle less and live more.
SFpark works by collecting and distributing real-time information about where parking is available so RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS can quickly find open spaces.
To help achieve the right level of parking availability FOR RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS, SFpark periodically adjusts meter and garage pricing up and down to match demand FROM RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS. Demand-responsive pricing encourages drivers to park in underused areas and garages, reducing demand (FROM POOR PEOPLE, THE 99%, THOSE FUCKERS) in overused (OVERUSED BY WHOM? BY POOR PEOPLE, THE 99%, THOSE FUCKERS) areas.
Through SFpark, real-time data and demand-responsive pricing work together to readjust parking patterns in the City so that parking is easier to find FOR RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS”
On It Goes…
SFPark: “Let us “manage” your parking the same way we manage MUNI!”
SFPark: “Parking meters everywhere (eventually, including the entire Sunset District!) and for all (except for the specific whites of Pacific Heights). Hurray!”
The Black Market of Mid-Market: Bootlegged Butter on Special at 7th and Market – Remember to NegotiateFriday, January 13th, 2012
Do you have a hankering for some Land ‘O Lakes butter packaged for institutional sale?
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Well, then get on down to the intersection of 7th and Market during today’s morning commute.
Butter is just one of the heavily-discounted products available these days…
These people are putting the market back into Market Street.
Cash only, please.
Amanda Knox Case DOESN’T Show Need for Informed Traveling – Writer Nina Burleigh Cashes in on Murder CaseWednesday, October 5th, 2011
Don’t you love it when the news of the day is riveted on the crime case you just wrote a book about? Well, former People Magazine staff writer Nina Burleigh must be loving it right about now.
Let’s take a look:
“In the course of investigating the story for my book, I lived in Perugia for nine months, corresponded with the defendants, pored over investigative records and came to the conclusion that the crime was actually quite simple – a robbery gone wrong…”
Uh, no, actually, the crime is called calunnia, what we would call obstruction of justice, something like that. In fact, Amanda Knox just did a three-year stretch in Italy for that.
“Amanda Knox found guilty of slander for implication of bar owner Patrick Lumumba in the murder of Meredith Kercher; upholds prior slander conviction. Receives 3-year sentence (time served) and 22,000 Euro fine.”
So, when traveling, just like when you’re at home, try to figure out just one story and then stick with it. And try not to implicate others.
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Now you can consider youself an “informed traveler.”