That would be a Star of David atop a Honda Goldwing, aka the “Japanese Harley-Davidson,” sort of.
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I could see Warren Hellman driving around like this…
[UPDATE: Mike Billings has the deets on the “major gift” worth 75,000 from Warren Hellman to automate the irrigation system of part of the park.]
It’s a pretty crunchy scene, in places, with ganga smoke all over:
“Special” brownies are $4:
But some rules you can’t break. This Marijuana Provider truck parked as close as possible to the main entrance got the least expensive parking ticket possible – $23. Actually, that’s a good deal:
Speaking of parking, there was none left for bicycles in the afternoon:
So, up into the air they went. Once more unto the trees, dear friends, once more:
Appears as if the Plant People won out over the Bike People this go around – that would explain all the signage. But I didn’t see as much tree parking as there was in 2009. IMO, trees are pretty tolerant of bikes hanging about, but that’s JMO.
There was supposed to be an announcement of a “major gift” from F. Warren Hellman, the San Francisco Bay Guardian’s favorite billionaire, to Golden Gate Park at the Banjo Stage this afternoon, seeing as how it’s the HSBF Decennial this year. There might have been a gift, but there was no announcement. Seen here with Emmylou Harris and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom:
Mr. Hellman’s jacket sported at least two Stars of David, for the record. Not sure the meaning of the script:
(Perhaps thats a better getup than his Fred Flintstone outfit.)
Anyway, that’s how it’s going so far…