Posts Tagged ‘shark’
This Rolling Billboard-on-Wheels Truck is Unstoppable – SFGov is Powerless to Regulate – Guess Which Amendment Protects ThemFriday, March 25th, 2016
That’s right, our First Amendment prevents local regulation, pretty much.
So there’s nothing to stop the crush of these orange Boost ads from circling and circling during rush hour.
We would circle and we’d circle and we’d circle to stop and consider and centered on the pavement stacked up all the trucks jacked up and our wheels in slush and orange crush in pocket and all this here county, hell, any county, it’s just like heaven here, and I was remembering and I was just in a different county and all then this whirlybird that I headed for I had my goggles pulled off; I knew it all, I knew every back road and every truck stop…
Official San Francisco Despises These “Rolling Billboard” Trucks, But Can’t Prevent Them From Circling and CirclingThursday, December 5th, 2013
Especially in SoMA during convention time.
Why? Because of The Constitution. Or a constitution. Or one of them. Or both. (If a Scott Wiener-type really worked on this issue, it might have an effect, IDK.)
And oh yeah, these trucks all have Nevada license plates, ever more insulation from the long arm of SFGov
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Look for more of these trucks during next month’s “March of Life” 2014 on the Embarcadero
“We would circle and we’d circle and we’d circle to stop and consider and centered on the pavement stacked up all the trucks jacked up and our wheels in slush and orange crush in pocket and all this here county, hell, any county, it’s just like heaven here, and I was remembering and I was just in a different county and all then this whirlybird that I headed for I had my goggles pulled off; I knew it all, I knew every back road and every truck stop…”
OMG, It’s San Francisco Sharknado! – Here’s the Best Leaping Shark Photo You’ll Ever See in SF WatersMonday, August 5th, 2013
Look, the America’s Cup is finally good for something”
Photo: LUNA ROSSA/Carlo Borlenghi — in San Francisco.
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Uh, What Kind of Law Firm Offers Bilingual Part-Timers Less Than the Minimum Wage? A Cheesy One, in the MissionTuesday, January 24th, 2012
“We are opening a new branch office for our established personal injury firm in the Mission. We need a part time receptionist who is fluent in Spanish and English. This position may grow to full time. Initially, duties will include answering phones, forwarding messages, drafting documents, client intake, helping clients with paper work, setting meetings for attorney, coordinating with our main office, and working with lead attorney. Experience in the legal field is not mandatory, but preferred. We will train the right candidate. You need to be reliable, and willing to learn quickly.
Pay will start at $10 per hour. Excellent oral and written communication skills, attention to detail and punctuality are needed. Proficiency with Word is a must.
The hours will be Monday-Thursday 11:00 am-4:00 pm. Position is available now.
Please submit resume and cover letter to apply. We are conducting in person interviews on Wednesday the 25th at our office in the Mission so please inquire if you are interested. After reviewing your resume we will call for a phone interview so please be prepared to speak to our office manager Heather.”
Oh, good news. This cheesy law firm / partnership / sole proprietorship has taken things up a notch by changing its ad to now offer “minimum wage.”
Tonight’s NightLife at the California Academy of Sciences Shares Scientific News from the PhilippinesThursday, June 30th, 2011
OMG, it’s a Filipino NightLife! June 30th, tonight only, starting at 6:00 PM in Golden Gate Park.
(I like the NightLife, Baby! She says, “Let’s go.”)
Our CalAcademy goes on expeditions all the time – find out what they’ve just found.
Stephanie Stone, California Academy of Sciences
Stephanie Stone, California Academy of Sciences
All the deets, below.
See you there!
California Academy of Sciences June NightLife Event Shares Scientific News from the Philippines
Thursday, June 30 at 6 PM
Our Scientists are back—be among the first to see what we’ve discovered
WHAT: At a special NightLife event on June 30, guests 21+ will be among the first to hear about the many new species discovered by scientists from the California Academy of Sciences in a recent expedition to the Philippines. This project was the most comprehensive scientific survey ever conducted in the Philippines.
For six weeks this spring, dozens of Academy scientists hiked, sweat and dove their way through this biodiversity hotspot to explore and document animal and plant life located in shallow coral reefs, deep sea and mountain forests.
Come hear their fascinating stories at this special NightLife. Newly discovered species include:
· A deep-sea swell shark—a shark that fills itself up with water to seem bigger and ward off predators
· “Laughing” cicada—an insect with the ability to make a high-pitched laughing sound
· Various nudibranch species—more commonly known as sea slugs, that have been overlooked in the past because of their tiny size
At this revealing edition of NightLife, guests will be able to explore new specimens from the expedition and experience a special preview of the results, straight from the scientists themselves. Guests will enjoy Filipino music, folk dance performances and delicious traditional Filipino food.
· Fire urchins, ghost pipefish, a coconut octopus and other new arrivals as ambassadors to their ecosystem
· Kulintronica will be performing modern and gong music of the Philippines along with dancers from the Mabuhay Folkloric Society
· DJ Chicken Scratch and Marky (a.k.a. “Proof”) will be spinning some tunes
· Ramar Foods will offer tastes of traditional Filipino food
· Alberto A. Lim, (Cabinet Secretary, Philippines Department of Tourism) will introduce performances
WHEN: Thursday, June 30
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
COST: $12 per person/ $10 for Academy members
Adults 21 and up
WHERE: The California Academy of Sciences
55 Music Concourse Dr.
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA 94118
For more information: http://www.calacademy.org/events/nightlife/
Oh No, Ed Lee! Mayor Campaign Kickoff a Huge Success – Hundreds on Hand Plus Willie Brown and Rose PakSaturday, June 25th, 2011
“For her part, Pittman didn’t ask to be short-roped. As she left Camp Four at the front of Fischer’s group, Lopsang abruptly pulled her aside and girth-hitched a length of rope to the front of her climbing harness. Then, without consulting her, he capped the other end to his own harness and began to pull. She maintains that Lopsang hauled her up the slope very much against her wishes. Which begs a question: why didn’t she simply unfasten the three-foot tether connecting her to Lopsang, which would have required nothing more than reaching up and unclipping a single carabiner?“
Wow, today’s campaign kickoff for the Ed Lee for Mayor campaign, a Rose Pak /Willie Brown joint, went off without a hitch, with yellow-shirted “Ed Heads” heading off in all directions to gather signatures.
See? Hundreds and hundreds there were, it seemed:
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Now, is Edwin Lee into the leather scene, on this day before Pride 2011? Oh hells yes, apparently. Taste the rainbow:
And look who’s outside? It’s the leaders of the Ed Lee for Mayor campaign! See them?
Here’s a peek from the sidewalk of Mission Street through the open door. It was packed, baby:
And check it, it’s San Francisco Chronicle reporter* Rose Pak having a chat with Phil Matier. Oh hey, he’s a reporter too!
Oh, here’s what she had to say:
“‘Pretty good, eh?’ Pak said, pointing to the overflow crowd that spilled out onto the sidewalk.”
Leave us depart – almost seemed as if the volunteers were eager to hit the road. (Truth be told, there was no room inside for them to hear the nobodies who were addressing the crowd.)
Step aside Leland Yee, this race has a new front runner!
*Oops, I meant former San Francisco Chronicle reporter….