Today’s mission? Helping John find Robin. Imagine poor John printing posters and taping them around the neighborhood in the hopes of finding Robin from Boston whom he met at Amnesia on Saturday night—it just warms our hearts. Robin, if you can read us, do Mission bloggers a favor and email John at email@example.com. And even if it doesn’t work out between the two of you, consider sending a copy of John’s message to Climate Theater’s artist-in-residence Claudia Tennyson, who put together a Missed Connections art show.
The holiday weekend brought out sun worshippers to Dolores Park and some troublemakers too, unfortunately. ML reporter Angela Kilduff reports that four men were shot in front of Whisper, a club at 535 Florida St., and a man was stabbed at 16th and Mission streets.
Mark your San Francisco history calendars. April 18 is the 103rd anniversary of the 1906 earthquake. After meeting at Lotta’s Fountain at exactly 5:11 a.m., the time the earthquake hit, people will head to 20th and Church streets to give a fire hydrant its annual coat of gold paint. The hydrant is known to have saved the neighborhood from fires that started soon after the earthquake. If you’ve never experienced an earthquake, count yourself lucky and watch SFist’s unsettling footage of the 1989 earthquake—a good reminder to check that you are all prepared.
And finally if you’re reading this and your taxes aren’t done yet, it’s time to finish that return and send it. That’s what we’re going to do right now.