Muni Diaries

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    January 18, 2012
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    July 6, 2011

    Man on Muni Is a Little Too Touchy-Feely

    Muni creeper on the loose​Remember the Muni humper? He was the creepy dude who rightfully earned his name after grinding up on women on the N Judah line. Now it seems like San Francisco might have the "T-Third Toucher," as the SF Appeal has aptly named him. Mel from Muni Diaries writes an entry to ... More >>

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    May 3, 2011

    How Often Are Bikes Stolen from Muni Buses?

    Watch your bike​The common practice of stealing bikes never makes headlines. Yet today, we came across a post on Muni Diaries, a local transit blog, that details a type of bike theft that hadn't really been on our radar: stealing the two-wheelers from the bus. The author gives us a basic narrative ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010
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    August 19, 2010

    Baylinks: Hijack, Hybrid, Dawkins

    cosmosmagazine.comWell we know one person who won't be attending Dawkins' event tonight...​All-day hijack scare at SFO [CBS5]Teen has ambitions to be on his college's board of trustees [Bay Citizen]The hybrid is losing its luster [Walls Street Journal]

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    August 17, 2010

    Baylinks: Cryptic Code, Bomb, Muni

    ​McDonald's tackles unemployment [CBS5]Is Dan Brown lurking among us? [Mission Mission]Bomb scare [SF Appeal]

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    August 10, 2010

    Baylinks: American Idol, Haight, iSex​A year later, Oakland police hold press conference about missing child [Oakland North]American Idol asks the city to shut down an intersection [SF Examiner]Muni-inspired woven craft [Muni Diaries]

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    August 6, 2010

    Baylinks: Bakery Stabbing, Burning Man, Breathalyzers​Because New Yorkers own more e-readers than us, they are more "hip" and "literate"  [SF Gate]Man who stabbed bakery customers is sentenced for life [SF Examiner]Hewlett-Packard's shares drop amid sexual harassment scandal [CS5]

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    July 27, 2010

    Baylinks: Strippers On the Go, Muni Madlibs, Chipotle

    pmpnonline.comProbably pondering the disappearance of his negatives...​Negatives of Ansel Adams' early work -- $45. What a steal. [SFist] Oakland city council gives the green to marijuana manufacturers. Green light that is. [CBS5]Patrol a bridge, save a life. [SFAppeal]

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    July 23, 2010

    Baylinks: Earthquake, Neon Pants, & Free Riders

    So that's what you do!​Stop, drop, and roll! Wait, that's not it. [SFAppeal]The most overly broad "wanted" sign: neon clothes, happy, African American, a heavyset woman [Haighteration]Cell phone association says Gavin Newsom had no Right-To-Endorse Right-To-Know [San Francisco Citizen]

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    July 9, 2010

    Baylinks: Millionaire Defaults, Mosh Pits, & Dog Balls

    ​Guess who defaults on their home loans the most in the Bay Area? Hint: It's not poor people. [On The Block]What kind of music are people listening to on Muni? Here's your playlist. [Muni Diaries]"If there's one thing that really chaps my ass, it's when I see a cat or dog with big ol' dangly ba ... More >>

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    July 6, 2010

    Baylinks: Reality TV, the Wiggle, & Mickey Mouse

    ​Police officer who appeared on reality TV show now must appear before the Police Commission. [SFAppeal]Yes! Wiggle getting a little less bumpy. [SF Citizen]"I think the whole thing is an elaborate branding exercise." Commenters weigh in on the Mission Levi's Workshop. [Mission Mission]

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    June 29, 2010

    Baylinks: Treasure Island, 7-Eleven, & Sutro Baths

    Bludgeoner86​Christie's auctions off Sutro Baths lithograph for a cool $27K. [CurbedSF]The costs of protecting Treasure Island. [Public Press]Mission residents freaking out about possible 7-Eleven. [Uptown Almanac]

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    June 18, 2010

    Baylinks: Sutro, Tetris, & Underage Visitors

    ​New views on the Sutro Tower. [Burrito Justice]Hip to be square: Tetris tournament tomorrow. [Mission Mission]Muni rider sketches his fellow passengers. [Muni Diaries]

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    June 10, 2010

    Baylinks: Puppies, Rollerblading, & Mural Politics

    Not for sale?​No more doggies in the window? City commission will discuss pet sale ban tonight. [SFAppeal]Paper fast passes will be old news come October. [Muni Diaries]Artist Sirron Noris' apology letter for painting over Mission mural. [Mission Local]

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    June 7, 2010

    Baylinks: Bike Progress, Art Controversy, & Elections

    flickr/AKAPaco ​​Market Street bike innovations: totally doing what they were supposed to. [Streetsblog]3D Map: If S.F. Crime Were Elevation. [Doug McCune]This is a scam waiting to happen. [Muni Diaries]

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    June 4, 2010

    Baylinks: Voter Guides, Cycling, & Doughnuts

    ​It's a voter guide, in video form! How exciting! [Sweet Melissa]Wanna know what a 29-year-old fast pass looks like? [Mission Mission]Local blogger makes a splash in Bust magazine. [Fashionist]Does church double-parking create safety issues for S.F. cyclists? [SF Citizen]A month of Muni makes for ... More >>

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    May 21, 2010

    Baylinks: Pot, Cybermemos, & Fake Taxis

    ​Plans to give Sunset District its very own pot club approved. [SFAppeal]The strange new world of the Internet! [Boing Boing]Did you read my cybermemo yet? [Sex Pigeon]Muni driver helps rider out with those awkward bike racks. [Muni Diaries]Can you tell a real taxi from an impostor? [Akit's Compla ... More >>

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    May 18, 2010

    Baylinks: BMX Bikes, Birdman, & Drunk Smurfs

    ​McLaren park may become a haven for BMX bikers. [Uptown Almanac]Hayes Valley Farm is having a film night. [Haighteration]Mysterious birdman of Civic Center feeds, helps pigeons. [EPA and Around the Bay]Shots of the Columbarium, San Francisco's prettiest place to be dead. [Richmond SF]You know it' ... More >>

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    May 11, 2010

    Baylinks: Tiny Parks, Tiny Life Forms, & Wizards

    It's all fun and games 'til you hit the merry-go-round.​It's the end of the work day. Here are some kittens on a slide. [Laughing Squid]Tiny park springs up inside a Muni bus stop. [Muni Diaries]Does a bike bridge need a suicide net? [SFAppeal]A happy ending for feral cats living at SFPD evidence ... More >>

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    May 5, 2010

    Baylinks: Tonga Room, Bus Parties, & Bleeding Eyes

    We like, we like to party.​When your bus gets delayed you can pout or you can throw a party. [Muni Diaries]Are you between the ages of 12 and 23? Do you love civic duty? Have we got the non-paying gig for you. [Richmond District]Did somebody bomb Duboce Park? [haighteration]Site hawking San Franci ... More >>

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    April 27, 2010

    Baylinks: Mayhem, Grossness, & Archival Fun

    Sit. Stay. Explore some archives.​ This is just one of the awesome dog-themed posts the library's History Center and Book Arts & Special Collections blog (yes, there is one, and yes, it's awesome) has posted recently. [What's On the 6th Floor?] Mayhem at the Beauty Bar. Not the usual kind. [Mi ... More >>

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    April 23, 2010

    10 Things To Do This Weekend For Under $10: Basement Disco, KUSF's B-Day & 3-D Blowout

    Mean Jeans​This weekend there's no excuse to experience San Francisco in one dimension. Not when there are cheap events coming at you from basements, galleries, comedy clubs, and record stores. Make your weekend 3-D (especially if you hit the ATA Saturday night) with a few of these 10 ways to get ... More >>

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    April 16, 2010

    Baylinks: Fake Eviction Notices, Tragedy, & BYOB

    ​Random dude who hates garage sale signs dishes out bogus eviction notices. [SF Citizen]Vintage newspaper article recalls 144-year-old S.F. tragedy in gory detail. [SFist]Now that's what we call a mobile home. (PIC) [Spots Unknown]Your Foursquare Day events in San Francisco. [4sq Day]A truck and M ... More >>

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    April 9, 2010

    Baylinks: Bad Grades, Angry Notes, & Kink

    ​Dolores Park gets an 'F.' [Mission Local]Upcoming Sunday Streets may be wet. [City Insider]Shots of the N-Judah car that separated. [Muni Diaries]The latest installment in the Great Noe Valley Plaza Kerfluffle of Aught Ten. [Streetsblog]Just For You cafe not afraid to leave you an angry note just ... More >>

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    April 6, 2010

    Baylinks: Cat Cargo, Neighborhood Names, & Coastal Rivalries

    ​How to take your cat on BART. [Pawsome]S.F. vs. N.Y. via Lonely Planet writer. [Spots Unknown]"Units departed from the site of the reprehensible atrocity."  [The Underbelly]How to keep your iPad from getting snatched on Muni. [Muni Diaries]Watching the seasons change via fashion: Sunny days ... More >>

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    March 31, 2010

    Baylinks: Ramblin' Ross, Census Slacking, & Bike Loans

    Our roads are looking slim.​Wondering why our roads have been looking so trim? They've been on a "diet." [Streetsblog]Whether it's pepper spray or bean bags: Ouch. [Mission Mission]Salivating over that shiny bike priced out of your league? Get a bike loan. [SFAppeal]Rambling Ross Mirkarimi could m ... More >>

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    March 29, 2010

    Baylinks: Ganja Treats, God, & Hootie (No, Really)

    Yeah, when'd the last time you thought about this? ​Waaaaaaaaaaaaay more thinking than you ever thought you'd do about Hootie and the Blowfish's Darius Rucker. [The Rumpus]In case you were wondering why the Muni shelters were sprouting giant flowers. [Muni Diaries]Board of Supervisors scheduled to ... More >>

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    March 25, 2010

    S.F. New Media Admits It Can't Quit Chronicle

    OMG! Like, stuff blew up! ​Last night, the Commonwealth Club asked a panel of new media start-ups to imagine a San Francisco media landscape without a daily newspaper. The panel was boldly titled, "If Not the Chronicle, Then What?" Turns out, none of the panelists could imagine doing their jobs wi ... More >>

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    March 19, 2010

    Baylinks: Schnapps, Hovercat, & Sexual Harrassment

    He schnapped me!​The Man is not into your schnapps on Ocean Beach. [SFAppeal]It's Friday. Here's a hovercat catfight. [Laughing Squid]Medjool is "hipster kryptonite." LOL. [SFist]City employee accused of sexual harassment fired a city employee for sexual harassment. [Sweet Melissa] Homesick for Mu ... More >>

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    February 23, 2010

    Baylinks: Urban Iditarod, Tour de Taco, & the Beast Bay

    Like this, but with less actual dogs. And snow.​Ready your husky costume: the Urban Iditarod returns to S.F. [Laughing Squid]Shots from last weekend's Tour de Taco in Oakland. [Oakland North]San Francsico, the Beast Bay is coming for you. [Uptown Almanac]What's up with the mysterious fliers on the ... More >>

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    February 10, 2010

    Baylinks: Serial Killers, First Base, & Terrible Ts

    ​Bay area bloggers talk Bay Area serial killers. [SFist]You can get to first base in this Mission Office Depot. [Mission Mission]There may be respite ahead for cyclists sick of the cars that line up for cheap Arco gas on Fell St. [Streetsblog]Best quote of the day: 'T Stands for Terrible Line!!!' ... More >>

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    February 1, 2010

    Baylinks: Mysterious Disappearances, Patty Hearst, & Love Bandit

    ​The Appeal's Beth Spotswood and SFist's Brock Keeling investigate the mysterious disappearance of women in Point Reyes. (VIDEO) [SFAppeal]Is Plumpjack Winery the next stop for Newsom? Mayor is coy about his next step. [City Insider]Patty Hearst rides amok through San Francisco. [SF Citizen]San Fr ... More >>

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    January 25, 2010

    Baylinks: Summer School, Guns, & Weird Cargo

    ​No more teacher's dirty looks: Is this the untimely end of Summer School? [City Insider]Shots from the weekend's very rainy anti-abortion Walk for Life. [SFist]Ready your water gun, Street Wars is back! [Laughing Squid]Huzzah! A secret 24-hour public Valencia Street bathroom revealed! [Mission Mi ... More >>

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    January 21, 2010

    Baylinks: Frogs, Roids, & Signage

    Fore!​Bay Area lawyer defends endangered frogs and snakes that live on city-owned golf course. [Public Press]New Muni iPhone app in town. [Muni Diaries]Free ride: File under incredible photographs. [Spots Unknown]Signs of the times. What's going on with this storefront?!?! [Mission Mission]Local s ... More >>

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    January 14, 2010

    Bay Links: Bike Polo, Curry Boyzz, & Burning Man (Already)

    Polo shirts, yes, bike polo no?​Bike polo crackdown in Dolores Park.  [Mission Mission]Oh, dang. Burning Man 2010 tickets on sale now. Wasn't it just yesterday you were washing dust out of your furry underwear? [Laughing Squid]Fear not, those who fear change: Stow Lake Boat House to remain ba ... More >>

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    December 17, 2009

    Bay Links: F-bombs, Trailer Parties, & Young Romance

    Bombs away!​Chris Daly drops the F-bomb at supes meeting. [City Insider]And speaking of supes, no more Yom Kippur break for the Board. [Sweet Melissa]Bloggers get their groove on at the SF Appeal Holiday Party. (Check out video of SF Weekly Web Editor Alexia Tsotsis busting a move) [SF Appeal]Love ... More >>

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    December 8, 2009

    Bay Links: La Rondolla, Free Storm Bags, & Free Groceries

    ​Grandma got run over by a reindeer: a San Francisco classic? [Bubo Blog]Free groceries on Muni? Disgusting or awesome? [Muni Diaries]SFPUC is offering free sandbags in preparation for a big storm. And they make wonderful holiday gifts! [S.F. Sewers Blog]La Rondalla re-opening???? [Mission Mission ... More >>

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    November 30, 2009

    Bay Links: Anna Conda, Penthouses, & Muni Parties

    Anna Conda​Drag Queen Anna Conda running for Supe! [SFist]In case you were wondering what a Tenderloin penthouse looks like, Hint: It's gaudy. [Curbed]"Teenage girls are the most fearsome creatures on Muni." [Sweet Melissa]Yes! The city will start painting it's first new bike lanes in three years ... More >>

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    November 24, 2009

    Bay Links: Hit-men, Deep Fryers, & Paparazzi

    ​You get the assassin you pay for. [Crime Scene]Mouth-watering shots of Kara's Cupcakes. [Jun Blog]Are you frying a turkey for T-Day? The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission wants to know. [SF Sewers]Modern-day blight in Noe. [Burrito Justice]Muni paparazzi are out of control! [Muni Diaries] ... More >>

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    November 10, 2009

    Bay Links: Big Organs, Muni Parties, & Hipsters

    Like this, but on a bus!​You're invited to a Muni party. No, really. [Muni Diaries]"If Liberace had been a steampunk, this would have been his organ." [SFAppeal]From the Bigger the Crazy Hat, the Better the Party files: Cliff House Gala shots. [Richmond District]If only this really were downtown's ... More >>

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    November 5, 2009

    Bay Links: Cacophony, Fare Inspectors, & Grilled Cheese

    ​Early nineties video of San Francisco's Cacophony Society. [Laughing Squid] Shots from last night's gay marriage rally. [SFist]Oh, San Francisco voters, you are a capricious lot. [Sweet Melissa]Oh, joy! Grilled cheese in South Park. (Conveniently located near the Weekly offices). [Eater]Why do ev ... More >>

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    October 30, 2009

    10 Things to Do This Weekend For Under $10

    André Koehne​This weekend marks the kickoff for the fall holidays--our favorite mad dash of too many parties and too much eating and all that dressing up and over-extending ourselves. For Halloween weekend there's no shortage of budget options to keep you busy. To wit: Muni Diaries Live @ Make-Ou ... More >>

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    October 30, 2009

    Bay Links: Scarifying Halloween Edition

    This will unavoidable this Halloween.​Spooky Muni! [Muni Diaries]Trick or Treat! Who wants to live in a candy factory? [Curbed]Absolutely ridiculous photo collection of pets in costume. [SF Gate]Need a last minute costume idea? Go as the entire city of San Francisco. [The Tens]Snarf, Kris Kringle. ... More >>

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    October 26, 2009

    Bay Links: Role Playing, Swayze, & Bernal (Nobody Puts Bernal in a Corner)

    Lovely, pink Bernal Hill. Via UC Berkeley.​Ye Olde Bernal Hill back in 1857. [Burrito Justice] Resourceful robbery victims circulate their own police sketch. [SFist]Bike access on Geary in our future? [Streetsblog]File under "inevitable": The Swayze Pumpkin. [Sexpigeon]Ew: Sewage "naturally" diss ... More >>

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    October 15, 2009

    Bay Links: Obama-rama, More Muni Fight & Michael Pollan

    ​Do ask, do tell: San Franciscans on Obama's promise to end "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." [Mission Loc@l]Crescent City man accused of threatening Obama via email. [SFist]Missed your stop? Blame Obama. [Richmond Blog]An interview with the woman who intervened in last week's Muni fight. [Muni Diaries]Pic ... More >>

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    October 8, 2009

    Bay Links: Smarts, Fights & Foliage

    Just like Steve Martin, San Francisco's gotta lotta brains.​San Francisco has an IQ of 165. You know, if your believe in that sort of thing. [City Insider]Break time video! Kick it with the everybody's favorite dudes who like-to-blow-things-up, the MythBusters. [SFAppeal]Tom Ammiano heckles Schwar ... More >>

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    September 16, 2009

    Bay Links: Flowers, Mice & Castles

    Photo by Toyota​Solar Flower Power! [Laughing Squid]Kick-ass castle for sale. [Curbed SF]Mouse infestation in Presidio. [SF Citizen]Maya Lin debuts a new piece at the Academy of Science Thursday. [Richmond District]You can find anything on the street in the Mission. [People Reading]Muni fare inspe ... More >>

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    September 10, 2009

    Bay Links: Goes to the Dogs (and Cats)

    Photo via tdogpics on Muni Diaries​ There have been a lot of four-legged passengers on MUNI these days. [MUNI Diaries] So brush up on your canine etiquette. [MUNI Manners]This kitten's got claws! Statewide ban on de-clawing proposed. [Sweet Melissa]From cottage to condo. [SF Gate]Say hello to the ... More >>

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    June 12, 2009

    Ten Things to Do This Weekend For Under $10

    Hesheroke at Thee ParksideDeath of Analog Television Party (Friday)Remember the television? That giant box  you "interacted" with by rubbing your head against the screen to make your hair staticy? Well that ancient bit of technology officially went digital today. And since we covet the ye olde ... More >>

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