Monthly Archive: December 2012

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What’s Open New Years Day?

Happy New Years Eve to all our readers! Be safe and have a great night with your family and friends this evening. Below is a list of the businesses that will be open on New Years Day in the Castro (if we miss one, add it to the comments below...

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Arrest Made at Castro Chevron Gas Station Standoff

CBS San Francisco reported police have arrested a man who took over the Chevron gas station convenience store (2399 Market Street) at 17th and Market adjacent to Jane Warner Plaza. The store attendant called the police and reported a man who was behaving erratically around 10AM. The weird part is...

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VIDEO: Protestors invade Cliff’s Variety Store

Store employees at Cliff’s Variety had a heck of a time kicking out protestors December 24th according to a video recorded by YouTuber and local videographer Peter Menchini. In the video a group of 12 or so folks take over the accessories aisle where the product SodaStream is located. The protestors,...

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Castro Biscuit Zeitgeist 2012

Wikipedia defines zeitgeist as the spirit of the time, the intellectual fashion or dominant school of thought which typifies and influences the culture of a particular period in time. As 2012 comes to a close and we greet 2013 for all the opportunities it will hold, we thought it would be interesting...

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PHOTOS: Holiday Hometown Cheer Castro Style

There’s something magical about the twinkling lights of a holiday display that brings out the kid in everyone of I’ve ever met. Multi-colored bulbs nestled amongst decorations and vines of pine mounted on roofs, ledges and displayed in huge, Victorian, front windows. The sparkle of a Christmas tree placed perfectly...

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Tree Maintenance and Care Soon to Fall to Home and Property Owners

As reported in the Dec/Jan 2012-13, Duboce Triangle Neighborhood Association (DTNA) Newsletter, decreases in funding over the years  have restricted the Department of Public Work’s (DPW) ability to sustain urban forestry and staffing. The current budget includes a tree crew of just 10 individuals who are responsible for over 110,000 trees that line our...