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January 31, 2011 | 3:32 pm

Blog Beat: Danny Glover Supports Haight Recycling Center, Audio of the Singing MUNI Driver

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From Curbed SF, a video of actor Danny Glover speaking up for the HANC Recycling Center, which the SF Rec and Park Dept has slated for eviction in favor of a community garden. MUNI Diaries is delighted to post a brief audio clip of a singing MUNI driver. From The Island: Photos and poll of […]

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January 27, 2011 | 4:31 pm

Blog Beat: Jane Kim And Pledge of Allegiance, Best Carne Asada Burritos in San Francisco

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The SFist thinks Supervisor Jane Kim’s declining to say the Pledge of Allegiance is silly. Let the controversy begin: From 7×7, the top seven super carne asada burritos in San Francisco. From Oakland North: The new 81st Avenue library opens on Monday From the SF Citizen: A Couple of Guys Hanging Around in Their Underwear […]

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January 24, 2011 | 5:00 pm

Blog Beat: That Baby Giant Anteater; Has San Francisco Ever Been a Mob Town?

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This year’s budget hostage? The pension system, says Calitics. More on the San Francisco Zoo’s baby giant anteater, from the Ocean Beach Bulletin. Yes, there are pictures. Odwalla is moving its distribution center from Berkeley to San Leandro, says Berkeleyside. The SFist discusses something I’ve always wondered: Why San Francisco was never much of a […]

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January 20, 2011 | 3:50 pm

Blog Beat: Concepts Behind Brown’s Budget; More on KDFC, KUSF Et Al; Best Glazed Donuts in SF

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The California Report’s Governing California blog explains the major concepts behind Jerry Brown’s budget proposal. A comprehensive look at the KDFC, KUSF, et al deal at Doc Searls Weblog. San Francisco Assessor-Recorder and mayoral candidate Phil Ting is the Che Guevara of San Francisco parking malcontents, the Bay Citizen suggests. 7X7 claims to have discovered […]

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January 14, 2011 | 4:35 pm

Blog Beat: Is Jean Quan “Off to a Rocky Start”?, Discussing Parking and MUNI in SF

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The Informant takes issue with today’s Chip Johnson column in the Chronicle titled “Jean Quan off to rocky start as Oakland mayor.” The N-Judah Chronicles asks: “Is It Possible to Have a Rational Conversation about Parking, Muni’s Budget, and Transit Policy in SF? Signs Point to ‘NO’” From Marin Mommies: A trip to the California […]

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January 13, 2011 | 4:30 pm

Blog Beat: Oakland’s Tucson Vigil, Chris Daly Roast Footage, Parking at Broken Meters

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Oakland Seen reports on the downtown vigil for the Tucson shooting victims. Something we missed last week but The Snitch was on top of: video footage from the Chris Daly roast. Should parking be allowed at broken meters? Streetsblog San Francisco asks.

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January 12, 2011 | 6:18 pm

Blog Beat: What Was There Before Doggie Diner?; Bikini Barista Coffee Shack; “Arnold’s Exit Reeks”

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Before there was the Doggie Diner, there was Fat Boy Barbecue, says The Ocean Beach Bulletin. Cole Valley Alley clears up the mystery of the cobble-stone semi-circles at Frederick and Shrader and 13th and Folsom. Tri-City Beat reports on Fremont’s Bikini Barista coffee shop. Calbuzz doesn’t like Arnold Schwarzenegger, apparently. In a post titled “Arnold’s […]

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January 6, 2011 | 4:16 pm

Blog Beat: “It’s On Like Donkey Kong” Origins; Brown Appointee Masterminded PG&E’s Prop 16

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The origin of “It’s on like Donkey Kong,” from the Chronicle blog The Poop. Again from the Chronicle, on the paper’s Politics Blog: Nancy McFadden, Gov Jerry Brown’s new Executive Secretary for Legislation, Appointments and Policy was a senior VP at PG&E. There, she masterminded the ill-fated Prop. 16, which would have made it harder […]

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January 5, 2011 | 3:52 pm

Blog Beat: Peskin Weighs in on Mayoral To-Do; Fake Ed Lee’s Twitter Feed; Mac App Store?

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The Snitch interviewed former SF supe Aaron Peskin about yesterday’s big to-do at the board over who will become the city’s interim mayor. Peskin’s take: City administrator Ed Lee, who appears poised to emerge as the city’s caretaker chief exec, is a “lightweight,” as is David Chiu, Peskin’s former protege who voted for Lee. The […]

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January 4, 2011 | 3:56 pm

Blog Beat: Demystifying Healthy SF, Photos From Jean Quan’s Inaugural Walking Tour

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Mission Mission informs us a rep from Healthy San Francisco will be on hand to demystify enrollment in the city health plan on Sat., Jan 8, 2-3:30 p.m. at the Porto Franco Art Parlor. How did we miss this? The N Judah Chronicles hips us to SF Mayor Vote, where you can vote for your […]

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