Posts Tagged ‘sleeping’

LAX is Lax – Taking a Nap Under a Smarte Carte Right at the Entrance – Don’t Try This at SFO

Monday, June 26th, 2017

“Welcome to LAX”

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(Of course when you actually get to the terminals you’ll find lots of people with semi-automatic rifles, so that part of LAX isn’t lax.)

Exhausted UBER Driver Sleeps It Off at Baker Beach – This Is How We Live Now, in 2017

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Zzzzzzzzz….

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Suppose Dude was gearing up for the busier SUV taxi night-time shift.

Bring On The Night.

This spending of VC money isn’t sustainable – something’s gotta give.

Poor UBERers…

17 Foot Tall Facebook Ad Encampment Removed at the Foot of Battery – A Sudden Departure Before Sunrise

Monday, December 12th, 2016

November 2016:

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December 2016:

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Giant Facebook Ad, Frisco

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

These 17 foot tall “kiosks” are simply giant ads – they’re said to pay for public toilets on the street that you need to pay for, ‘except where’s the toilet?

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You see what I’m saying?

I know there’s one atop Twin Peaks, and in Civic Center, and I think there’s one near the cable car turnaround at the foot of Powell, but that’s far far away from Battery here.

I’m thinking this ad program has too many cheesy kiosks and not enough public toilets…

(And some things in Life are more important than your momentary delight with your most recent burrito.)

An Early Morning Wake-Up Call on Market Near 4th – Somebody Sleeps Here Every Night

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

The green “Pedmount” newsrack was just one of Willie Brown’s bad ideas for Market Street:

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These dark green structures, some 1 feet tall, were supposed to be “beautiful.” See the beautiful ad for, what, area slot machines?

Anyway, what do you see here?

How to Live Rent-Free in San Francisco: Get an RV and Then Park It In Front of a Church (and Not a House)

Friday, June 19th, 2015

‘Cause if you sleep in your RV in front of a house, its millionaire homeowners will, hackles raised, not rest until you are gone gone gone.

But churches are a different story – you’re less likely to have to deal with complaints to the SFPD / SFMTA. (You might trigger an internal debate about why-do-we-even-have-this-congregation-in-the-first-place, you very well might do that.)

Simply, church-goers are much, much less likely to call out the popo on you.

As here:

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I’ll tell you, the same RVs I saw ten years ago parked on Post and Geary and Fell and Oak at night are now, after recently being chased away by new legislation, parked on Masonic and Presidio and Hayes, as here.

On It Goes…

Here’s What It Looks Like When the SFPD Hands Out a Bunch of Sit/Lie-Type Tickets in the Golden Gate Park Panhandle

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

I suppose these people were in sleeping bags like at 11:00 AM or so and that attracted some attention from the SFPD?

Does our newish sit-lie law even apply to this location at this time of day? IDK.

But once you start accumulating these kinds of nuisance citations, you might start thinking about moving on down the road to a new town…

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A sleepy napper in the lower right corner:

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A U-turn:

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And cold busted – sign here please, Ma’am:

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On It Goes in the 94117

Marin Headlands Mystery Machine: Sleep All Day, Party All Night – It’s Fun Being a Vampire

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Wait for it…

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Wait for it…

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Oh, there it is. Boy, this is a little ballsy, huh?

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I don’t think the authoritahs could miss this parking job…

Judgment Day is Nigh: Signs for the “Oversize Vehicle Overnight Parking Restriction Pilot” Have Been Posted

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

I don’t actually know if they’re enforcing the new RV parking restrictions in the Panhandle part of Golden Gate Park yet, but here are the brand-new signs, anyway:

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Of course, 22 feet is pretty long – that’s enough to cover your Ford Excursions, your Chevy Suburbans and even your Maybach 62‘s. And seven feet is pretty high, so the rules seem fair enough if the goal is to kick the RV liveaboards out of the Panhandle.

But I haven’t heard or seen any RVs getting the heave-ho yet…

Coming to Your Neighborhood Soon: Giant RV’s! – Chased Away From Certain SF Streets – Overnight Parking Whac-A-Mole

Friday, February 7th, 2014

So SFGov is banning RV’s from parking overnight on certain streets, but people are worried that the RVers will just set up camp a block or so away.

We’ll see how it goes.

But you might need to prepare yourself for more of this:

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