Monthly Archive: August 2013

Meet Shawn Sixta, SFPD Twitter branded 'Bike Thief'. Photo: SFPD Anti-Bike Theft Dept, Twitter 6

Have You Seen This Man? SFPD Says He’s a Bike Thief

In a stroke of brilliance SFPD Anti-Bike Theft Departments at Mission and Park Stations, both serving the Castro, have launched a Twitter account posting electronic wanted posters of suspected or confirmed bike thieves upping the ante in the war on bike crime. They’re hoping this latest crime fighting innovation will...

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The Best Damn (Castro) Week-End EVER!

Have you noticed? The City is nearly a ghost town. Between Bay Bridge shut down, Burning Man exodus and scads of citizens pushing off for the four-day, Labor Day week-end Bagdad by the Bay is blessedly quiet. I’m. SO. STOKED! I plan on taking full advantage of the situation and...

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Meter Madness: SFMTA Announces Parking Price Changes

Starting tomorrow, August 28th, the City agency in charge of setting fees at all SF street parking meters, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), has announced a rate changing pilot program in large swathes of multiple neighborhoods. Good News: the Castro has been spared this round of rate hikes.  Bad...

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Like, OMG, it’s been a year

1 year, 401 posts, 350253 page views, 2477 comments, 1265 email subscribers, 1416 Facebook fans, 415 Twitter followers. Wow, time flies. I can’t believe it’s been a year since I started this blog. I have been very lucky to have gained a regular contributor, Waiyde Palmer who has helped me grow...

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Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy ransacked

UPDATE (8/26/2013): SFPD is reporting that the incident happened over night and police were dispatched to the school at 9AM on 8/06/2013. The principal called stating the school had been vandalized with paint.  A laptop was taken in the burglary. ————————————————————— Details are a bit sketchy at this point, but we...

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On Deck This Week End in the Castro

Summer in San Francisco is at full tilt boogie with beautiful weather almost every day. The City is crammed to the gills with tourists looking for the next cool thing to do, but, you have the advantage of insider knowledge being a member of the home town team. Here’s what’s...