The latest from the Syria, Yemen and Libya rally in Civic Center:
Via Steve Rhodes – click to expand
Take your pick from these two four-day-old websites:
(Paid for by Progress For All, FPPC 1338720, apparently.)
Now, is this brand new sign official Ed Lee for Mayor 2012-2016 campaign literature?
Via The Tens (Paid for by the Alliance for an Adorable Mayor)
Probably not yet, anyway.
But what about this, is this official campaign literature?
Click to expand, go ahead – it won’t bite
Probably not, ever.
But can you imagine how thrilled the business community in San Francisco would be with eight years of Edwin Lee as Mayor?
Ed Lee is:
1. Already Mayor;
2. A tax cutter already;
3. 30-50 IQ points ahead of his predecessor; and
But, Only Time Will Tell…
Yeaaahhhh, this might be news to some people but you don’t need to be a “City-funded contractor” to make a posting on a post legally in the 415. Get all the deets below on that score.
Anyway, here’s what this old flyer is saying, as of yesterday:
“Central City SRO Collaborative is a City-Funded Contractor – DO NOT REMOVE POSTING”
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The other thing is that whoever put up this flyer did a half-assed job so it doesn’t conform to the shape of the pole and it doesn’t have a legible posting date in the lower right hand corner. See below.
So CCSROC, you think you’re special but you not. [Minus five points for Slytherin. OMG, Harry's coming in July!!!]
The rules are easy to find an implement, right? See below.
Now, Go Forth and Sin No More, CCSROC.
Posting Signs from the DPW:
The SF Cleanup Project endorsed by Quinn Cooper and Neighbors For Livable Neighborhoods endorsed by Tom Miller or Jessica Miller are not affiliated with the Department of Public Works or any City Agency in the City and County of San Francisco. If you receive a letter from one of these entities about signs you have posted, please submit it to DPW, Director’s Office, City Hall, Room 348, San Francisco, CA 94102 and DPW will deliver it to the City Attorney’s office for investigation. For more information, contact DPW’s Bureau of Street Use and Mapping at 554-5810.”
The public may post information on some utility poles if the postings follow regulations outlined in Article 5.6 of the Public Works Code. The law was adopted to ensure that flyers posted on public property do not contribute to litter or blight. Illegal postings may be removed by DPW and are subject to fines from $50 to $500.
Signs are defined as any card, decoration, poster, campaign sign, or any object containing or bearing writing that is affixed, posted or fastened to a utility or light pole that is permanently attached to the street or sidewalk. Signs do not include handbills, banners or A-Frame boards. Bulletin boards designed for neighborhood postings are exempt from this regulation. Signs attached to buildings are regulated by Part II Chapter I of the Building Code.
Tips for Legally Posting Signs on Public Property
To legally place a sign on a utility pole, it must:
Be less than 11 inches in height
No higher than 12 feet from the ground
Conform to the shape of the pole
Be attached with tape or other non-adhesive material such as twine, string or other non-metal banding material
Include a legible posting date in the lower right hand corner
Be removed after 10 days, if the sign is promoting a date specific event
Be removed within 70 days of the posting date
Not be installed on historic street light poles*, traffic signal poles or traffic directional sign poles.
* Historic street light poles are on these streets:
Market Street from 1 Market to 2490 Market
Mission Street from 16th Street to 24th Street
Grant Avenue from Bush Street to Broadway Street
The Embarcadero from King Street to Jefferson Street
Lamp Posts on Fisherman’s Wharf from Hyde to Powell
Howard Street from 3rd Street to 4th Street
Lamp Posts within Union Square
Mason Street from Market to Sutter
Sutter Street from Mason to Kearny
Kearny Street from Bush to Market
Now it’s been a half a year since Gavin Newsom needed these signs around, so why are they still around?
As seen on Market Street USA, in April, 2011:
Maybe Twitter’s going to move in with some of their 6000(?!) employees and call it Twitter North?
Had no idea that was have a CVS now in the FiDi. But these days you can’t miss it what with all the protest signs that say “CVS.”
Went in and scored some prenatal vitamins, the kind the don’t sell at the Costco, the special magic ones that are specifically recommended, on a unexpected buy-one-get-one free basis, so that saved me $20-something or something.
Shouldn’t CVS have been allowed a real sign so that people passing by every day would notice its there?
Are these the same people you see in front of the Walgreen’s on Sacramento?
Do they have some specific cause? I asked one of them one time and he said everything I needed to know was on a sheet of paper but the other guy, the one on Front had the papers so I should go ask him about it.
CVS today, Target tomorrow, and who knows, maybe someday we’ll finally get something really exotic like a Lexus dealership (nope, not in SF) and a Wendys (they used to be here) or two.
Just like a real town…
Now doesn’t this street promotion / protest on Market look a little phony to you?
Yes it does, and that’s why it’s the worst street promotion in San Francisco history.
What do you think, Cragislist Gigs Bay Area is how these kids got together? Natch! $75 well spent…
Click to expand, to see the fakeness.
BTW, 10 PM Thursdays on the USA.
Did a Rec and Park cart get stuck in the middle of the Panhandle again? Sure looks that way from this photo, ’cause as we learned from My Cousin Vinny, tire tracks don’t lie.
Instead of working on aesthetics all the time, why doesn’t the PRD work on tasks they’re supposed to work on, like drainage ‘n stuff?
Just asking, bro.