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Police Blotter – December 17, 2010

[Reprinted from The Richmond Police Station Newsletter of December 17, 2010. To be added to the station’s mailing list, email sfpd.richmond.station@sfgov.org.] CAPTAIN RICHARD CORREIA’S MESSAGE In connection with our “Operation Safe Abode” program, for the last few weeks we have… Continue Reading

Photos: Last night’s lunar eclipse

Did you catch the lunar eclipse last night? I stepped out of my house around 11pm and it was in full effect! The photos here are courtesy of SFGate; they’re from around the world. Visit their photo gallery to see… Continue Reading

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Thidwick Books on Clement closing this Friday; another ADA casualty

Thanks to all the readers that have written in about Thidwick Books at 11 Clement Street and their imminent closure. Word from the owner, Lea, is that they are being sued for American Disability Act (ADA) violations. Apparently the store… Continue Reading

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Man seriously injured by woman parking her car at Geary & 7th Avenue

SFAppeal reports that this morning, a man was seriously injured outside Cheap Pete’s Framing shop at 4249 Geary Street at 7th Avenue. At around 10:15am, a 77-year old woman was trying to parallel park her Toyota Scion. She accidentally hit… Continue Reading

Police Blotter – December 10, 2010: 38 Geary pickpocketing on the rise

[Reprinted from The Richmond Police Station Newsletter of December 10, 2010. To be added to the station’s mailing list, email sfpd.richmond.station@sfgov.org.] CAPTAIN RICHARD CORREIA’S MESSAGE We have seen an increase in pick pocketing on the 38 Geary MUNI line in… Continue Reading

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Hit ’em with your best shot: Photo contest at the Botanical Garden

This winter, the Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park is sponsoring a photography contest. “The Great Garden Winter Shootout” takes place from December 21, 2010 until February 18, 2011. The subject matter is the SF Botanical garden in all its… Continue Reading

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Perfect your bocce and cornhole at Ireland’s 32; leagues start in January

Local bar Ireland’s 32 (3920 Geary between 3rd & 4th Avenues) hosts an interesting sports league two nights a week. Nope, it’s not beer poing or that shuffleboard game that uses way too much margarita salt. It’s bocce ball (toss… Continue Reading