SF Supe Scott Wiener of the Castro, The Snitch reports, is sponsoring legislation to regulate the proliferation of nudists that are currently, depending on your point of view, plaguing, adorning, or just taking up space in the neighborhood. Some of you, no doubt, are making up your mind on a case-by-case basis. From Curbed San […]
Blog Beat: SF Animal Care Shelter Full; Infographic – Corrections vs. Higher Ed Spending; ’70s Bay Area Men’s Fashion Photos; Best Cheese in SF
SF Animal Care & Control is asking people who are considering giving up their dog to wait due to “an unprecedented and severe dog overcrowding situation,” reports the SF Appeal. From The Snitch: PETA will be picketing the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey this weekend in San Francisco due to what it says is […]
From 7×7 — Burning Man With Kids: Guide to the Playa From SFist: Why People Hate San Francisco Vol 10 — People who bring their children to Burning Man From Bernalwood: A Bernal-centric take on the really cool web site Old S.F., a clickable map of San Francisco photos from the 1850s to the 2000s.
Blog Beat: SF Log Cabin Voter Guide; Photos — SF Kindergarten Thru the Years; Animated Map of E. Coast Quake Tweets
From The Snitch: San Francisco Log Cabin Republicans released their voting guide today. The gay Republican club endorsed Tony Hall for mayor as the No. 1 ranked choice, slotting Michela Alioto-Pier at No. 2 and Ed Lee at No. 3. Photos from The Poop: Five decades of kindergarten in San Francisco From Flickr: Eric Fischer’s […]
From The Informant: State laws put police oversight behind a wall of secrecy Dick Spotswood, the militant centrist, thinks redistricting worked out well for Marin. Call me sheltered, but I have to admit I don’t think I’ve ever seen this before: Someone caught in the act of graffiti tagging. Video from Stevenson off of Sixth […]
Blog Beat: ‘Anonymous’ Tweeter Says BART Hacks ‘Grossly Irresponsible’; Fear of ADA Lawsuits; Miranda July Interview
Anonymous Tweeter @AnonyOps speaks to The Snitch and calls the BART hacks “grossly irresponsible.” From Mission Local: Business Owners Fear “Drive-by” ADA Lawsuits. Berkeleyside talks to Bay Area native Miranda July. From the Google Blog: Google Maps now has a weather layer, so you can see what’s doing outside at any address.
Blog Beat: 9 Main Donors For ‘Run, Ed, Run’; Oakland Air Tower on Hold; Learning to Love Your SmartMeter; SF Zoo Pics – Penguins on the March
The Run, Ed, Run campaign has been financed primarily by nine donors, to date. The Snitch reports. (The Examiner names them here.) Due to federal inaction, the Oakland air traffic control tower project is still on hold, reports Oakland North. The San Francisco Citizen puts up a post about that politicos’ presser today in San […]
Blog Beat: How Does Facebook Make Money?; Demise of UC Press Poetry Series; Top Web Domains (of 1996)
From Comscore.com, we learn the most-visited web domains are AOL.com, Webcrawler.com and Netscape.com. That’s from 1996, of course. The demise of UC Press’ New California Poetry book series, from the LA Times blog Jacket Copy. From Soshable: How does Facebook makes money? From Bay Area Bites, a report that the The People’s Community Market, a […]
BART is looking to BMW for its new fleet of train cars. No, for reals. Story at Muni Diaries. Free movie nights in Concord, according to Claycord.com. This Photo du Jour on SFist will amuse Dodger-hating Giants fans no end.
Remember the Alexandria movie palace on Geary Street? The Richmond District Blog of San Francisco takes us back with some nice photos. From Oakland North: An argument against urban animal agriculture From QUEST: Diet Sodas May Not Be As Harmless As You Think