Here you go: Boid, Wheel, Fire:
And here’s the same thing up atop Fulton:
Prominent San Francisco landmark St. Ignatius Church at the University of San Francisco on Fulton Street has been around almost a hundred years, which is a long time for our town. But the view of these Catholic missile silos from the Leave-It-To Beaver section of McAllister Street is now ruined by this loud Crayola house.
Sic transit gloria San Francisco:
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But if that doesn’t boil your blood, how about this sign from a couple houses over for tout le Monde to see?
There’s your sacrilege, one or the other.
Here’s what it looked outdoors last year, without the rain.
The gymnasium at the Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Northern California on Sutter was a lively scene today:
Date: Saturday, May 2, 2009
Time: 11:00am – 4:00pm
Location: Japantown Peace Plaza
Street: Post and Buchanan Streets
City/Town: San Francisco, CA
In recognition of Japan’s national holiday celebrating children, the Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Northern California is presenting its annual Children’s Day Festival. There will be entertainment, food, games, and hands-on arts & crafts activities for youngsters. Bring your family and friends and enjoy the fun! Admission is free.
Next year’s should be drier…
ABC7 KGO TV”s I-Team, featuring chief investigative reporter Dan Noyes, brings news of a settlement in San Francisco’s Baker’s Dozen / News Year’s Bash / Gleegate incident from a couple years back. The question at the time was “what’s up with Ken Garcia“?
That was a reference to this column from January 2007: Ken Garcia: Politics bubble beneath Yale Baker’s Dozen case, which provided justification for what happened to the Baker’s Dozen. The trouble with this is today’s news of the statements from San Francisco locals Richard Aicardi and Brian Dwyer, who both go:
“There is no justification for what happened to the Baker’s Dozen.“
Yale’s Baker’s Dozen, during happier times:
So that’s the danger when you set up a straw man argument, one involving “singing saints” and “Catholic school thugs” – you might not be able to knock it down.