Gloria Chan

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    How Does City Count Human Feces?

    Yesterday's Chris Roberts piece on cleaning human dung from the streets of the Tenderloin was so intriguing, it deserves not just one follow-up but a second. So, yes, this is follow-up No. 2. Department of Public Works spokeswoman Gloria Chan tells us the DPW responded to 2,500 calls between July of ... More >>

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    April 11, 2012
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    December 7, 2011

    Occupy SF, Please Come Pick Up Your Stuff

    Um, whoever was occupying this, please come get it. ​Dump trucks swept through Justin Herman Plaza early this morning, collecting all the stuff that protesters left behind after police raided the Occupy SF encampment early this morning. Rest assured, the city has no desire to hang onto any of thes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    Filmmakers and AntiGraffiti Vigilantes Butt Heads Over Illegal Posters

    ​The Department of Public Works put out a call today asking the public to report sightings of illegally posted movie posters. But these are not just any movie posters -- they're posters for Vigilante, Vigilante: The Freedom of Expression a documentary about antigraffiti vigilantes which will premi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    Your Itemized Bill for Clean Up After Valentine's Day Pillow Fight

    Gil Riego, Jr.Time is money​Yesterday, we reported that the annual Valentine's Day Pillow Fight had a much lower turnout, thanks to the winter downpour. As promised, the Public Works Department has given us an itemized bill detailing what it cost to clean up the mess of feathers. You can find the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Fewer Feathers Fly at Valentine's Day Pillow Fight

    Gil Riego, Jr.Fewer people, fewer feathers...​Update: The Department of Public Works says it cost the city $3,500 to clean up feathers at the Justin Herman Plaza yesterday. Itemized bill to come.Original Story 1 p.m.: If anyone is thrilled with the long overdue rain in San Francisco, it's the cit ... More >>

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