As posted earlier, San Franciscans arose at sunrise and gathered along Franklin Street to watch an unusual grand procession. An 1880 Victorian house was being moved from 807 Franklin Street to its new home at 635 Fulton St, traveling on a hydraulic dolly operated by remote control. Victorians are SF's signature look and it's nice to see one being protected and preserved in a grand fashion. Watch these cool time lapse videos filmed by my old pal John Kiffmeyer to see the surreal journey for yourself.
Walgreens says it is closing five more of its stores in San Francisco because shoplifters are making them unprofitable. The chain has closed at least 10 stores since 2019 because of "organized retail crime". AP reports that Walmart had to shut down one store that had been losing $1,000 every day to shoplifting. From SF… READ THE REST
With print journalism dying a slow and painful death, adjacent businesses are also becoming obsolete. In San Francisco, newspaper kiosks were an early casualty, so the city's Arts Commission teamed up with the company that owns the kosks, JCDecaux, to make the 60 or so structures available rent free for creative uses. No, you can't… READ THE REST
San Francisco, we salute you. The city has chosen not to use any of the thousands of time-tested garbage can models available from manufacturers to replace their existing, no-longer-desirable public trashcans. This city will not accept bland, inexpensive-but-functional waste containers available from manufacturers; instead, it is insisting on a custom trashcan fit for the used… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Earning a dog's affection is the easy part. All it takes for our four-legged best friends to love us unconditionally is to be kind, to provide food, and give them shelter.… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. In a day and age where we always have hand sanitizer on standby and have normalized the use of no-touch door openers, the same standard of cleanliness should follow you home,… READ THE REST