San Francisco’s annual Valentine’s Day pillow fight in Justin Herman Plaza is always a popular event, as hundreds, both young and old, gather for a mass pillow fight. But who cleans up after the event?
For the past 55 years, the World Press Association has picked a photo of the year. That picture which best captures the essence of the year at hand. Looking at all the years of war, famine and ravage, decade after decade, sadly it seems like very little has changed over time.
For all the bold talk by the Mayor, the Senator and others who were hoping for a different outcome, it looks like the inevitable move by the 49ers has reach escape velocity. The moment where we start to hang our heads as San Franciscans can officially begin.
When it comes to super expensive infrastructure projects that have no immediate need or impact on the average person’s lives, politicians get antsy. And when politicians get antsy, they start to talk about killing said project because there’s a lack of need or it doesn’t make financial sense when there are some many other priorities. It’s a circular argument that currently happening to the Bullet Train.
Before last week, New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin was not a household name. He was just an undrafted player who had barely left the pine in just over a year in the NBA. But after an unforgettable two weeks, he has become one of the most talked about athletes in the world.
A deal for the dilapidated New Mission Theater on Mission (between 22nd and 21st Streets) just may be in the works. However, any such news needs to be taken with a grain of salt – if you’ll remember, last year it was rumored to be turned into a bowling ally. That went nowhere fast.