If you’re looking to travel down the Great Highway (and taking advantage of this amazing weather to hit the beach) then head’s up: the two southbound lanes will be closed starting today through Friday, 3pm (you know, when the weather turns cold again) for sand removal.
Many of you have already heard about the controversial incident in which SF-local Deshon Marman got kicked off a US Airways flight at SFO for wearing saggy pants. The plane’s captain made a “citizen’s arrest” and Marman was charged with trespassing, battery and resisting arrest. What the…?
Now, this probably won’t even register on most people’s radar as there seems to be (usually when you’re drunk at 3am in the Mission) only about a dozen or so cabbies aimlessly driving about totally ignoring you while you desperately wave your arms around standing halfway in the street. But…although a Muni strike looks to have been avoided, a taxi strike may be on the horizon.
There are a lot of schools in San Francisco and cars pretty much drive like maniacs around them, especially those parents trying to get their kid to school on time before whizzing off to work or other duties. That’s why the SFMTA wants to lower the speed limit around these institutions to 15mph.
The joint funerals for fallen SF firefighters Vincent Perez and Anthony Valerio will be taking place at St. Mary’s Cathedral (111 Gough Street between Geary and Ellis) at around 12:30pm on Friday, June 10th. If you are planning on driving up that way – watch out – it’s going to be crowded.
The SF Giants became the first professional sports team to release an “It Gets Better” video supporting teens, particularly LGBT teens, who are bullied and teased. If you have no idea what this movement – kicked off by Dan Savage is about – check it out here.