It’s 7 a.m., 48° and headed to a sunny 66°. Meaning Santa will have to figure out, once again, non-snow-related means of visiting the San Franciscan believers tonight. More weather here.
Still Christmas came two days early for 49ers fans: the team knocked off the Atlanta Falcons last night 34-24, and won a playoff spot in the likely last game ever at Candlestick Park (Bittersweet tear). C’mon, Mission, shine up your lowriders. There might be some celebrating in our future.
The San Francisco African American Chamber of Commerce is urging a boycott of the city by African American, legal and educational conventions. Proponents argue that the city’s hotel industry doesn’t hire African Americans and the city’s official tourism channels don’t direct tourists to African American businesses in the city (or Latino ones, for that matter). The boycott would go into effect January 1.
Back to holiday cheer. If you are the world’s biggest holiday procrastinator, you can still get a tree. Our inside source at Mission Local tells us the Delancey Christmas Tree Lot at 1599 Bryant St (corner of Harrison and 15th Street) is still open through Christmas Day. Even though Yelp says 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. they accept customers as early as 9 a.m. So get out there. Check out our video about the lot manager — it’s an unexpectedly heart-warming tale.
Speaking of greenery, have you heard of the mistletoe drone hovering above Union Square? Now that’s a drone San Franciscans can get behind (and under).
A man on South Van Ness got a very unwelcome visitor in the wee hours of Monday morning — who left the worst sort of package behind.
And not a creature was stirring, not even the Board of Supervisors, who are on recess. For evening plans that don’t involve cookies, milk, or egg nog, check here.