Tag Archives: San Francisco

Van Ness contrast. [Bay Area Wanderer]

* Bay Area Wanderer: Turk and Van Ness, San Francisco. Burn-off fog hanging above the middle of the city. What can get a person through the day is a subject with a great deal of breadth.

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On Alert. [Bay Area Wanderer]

* Bay Area Wanderer: Alert and Landers, San Francisco. Scent of honeysuckle and fresh paint and concrete. It's Friday morning.

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Day game. [Bay Area Wanderer]

* Bay Area Wanderer: Third Street and King Street, San Francisco. When the T-car arrived in front of the stadium, the driver said through the intercom "Welcome to Gayyyy-Tee-and-Tee Park!" Currently 5-2 with the Pirates ahead of the Giants in … 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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Pre-Pride 2011. [Bay Area Wanderer]

* Bay Area Wanderer: 17th Street and Sanchez, San Francisco Nearing the end of June. Pleasantly warmer. Police barricades stacked around The Castro. Pride is almost here.

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Built of brick. [Bay Area Wanderer]

* Bay Area Wanderer: Potrero and 21st Street, San Francisco The fog is creeping through the spokes of Sutro Tower, edging east towards the brick exteriors of San Francisco General Hospital. Sirens race up and down Potrero, hurrying whomever towards … 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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C & C [Bay Area Wanderer]

* Bay Area Wanderer: Carl and Coe, San Francisco. St. Patrick's Day festivities are underway in the city. Green clothing and tiny dogs and Giants' gear everywhere.

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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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