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It's Sluttering Day. (May 4th.) [Bay Area Wanderer]

It's May 4th. Today is Sluttering Day. Why? The song, "Sluttering (May 4th)" by Jawbreaker. That'swhy. (As we keep saying,) Jawbreaker is the sound of The Mission District; bleary, heart-on-sleeve, over-smart, and broke. Here is what 16th and Mission looks … Continue reading

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Free Love on BART for New Year's Eve

Seen on BART today between the central Oakland stations and Embarcadero Station. Two slim and styled girls got on, waited for their opportunity while taping the back of their flier, posted and stepped off the train at Embarcadero in one … Continue reading

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Brickday 2011

Today is October 15. And that means today is Brickday. We explored this Bay Area tradition's origins in 2010. Today all around the world, this special day is being observed. For example, this pic comes to us from New Zealand … Continue reading

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Your 2011 San Francisco Mayoral Candidates Explain What They Each Would "Campaign Check." [Video]

Last night at The Castro Theatre during the final rounds of questions of the Mayoral Candidates Forum, San Francisco's crop of candidates for mayor were asked to explain which of their colleagues' points from the evening's proceedings they would like … Continue reading

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Anti-Police Protest March Flows Down Castro Street. [Video]

Around 6:30 PM today, an anti-police protest group of about 150 people flowed down Castro Street south to 18th Street chanting "Cops! Pigs! Mur-der-ers!" The protest was in reaction to Saturday's shooting of Kenneth Harding Jr. in The Bayview District. … Continue reading

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This "Inbound Train Will Not Stop" makes a stop at Church Station.

When the Muni announcer says that a streetcar isn't going to stop at a station, you figure that it's not going to stop. Not this time. Not only does this M-Ocean View car stop, it makes a full, normal stop … Continue reading

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The Dillinger Escape Plan rock Yerba Buena Gardens. [Video]

The iPad 2's launch wasn't the most exciting thing that happened in downtown San Francisco today. The Dillinger Escape Plan came to Yerba Buena Gardens at noon. And they came to rock. Witness (in these videos) the ferocious cathartic gyre … Continue reading

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M-OceanView Journal vs malfunctioning Muni Clipper card reader on KGO-TV ABC7. [Video]

Following our spot-video coverage on the malfunctioning Muni Clipper card reader, we were interviewed by KGO-TV ABC7's Steve Fyffe. Here is the video report: Also interviewed for the piece was MuniDiaries.com's intrepid co-founder Eugenia Chien. Without MuniDiaries' inspiration, the M-OceanView … Continue reading

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Delays and shuttle buses between West Portal and Castro

Muni has a delay right now between West Portal and Castro. KCBS and KRON4 are on the scene. Tune in to MuniDiaries for updates. Good morning.

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This broken Muni Clipper card box sings for you the song of their people.

Here at Powell Station, this malfunctioning Clipper card terminal sings for you the song of their people. Good morning. UPDATE: Of course, via MuniDiaries' Jeff, this isn't the first time this has happened: http://www.munidiaries.com/2010/09/29/clippers-revenge/

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