It’s 7 a.m, 48° and headed to 62°. Details for the next ten days are here.
The San Francisco housing rights activists made a second strike against the idling tech commuter buses on Friday at 24th and Valencia streets. They blocked an Apple bus with a pick-up truck stocked with amps and a megaphone and staged a rally against Ellis Act evictions. The activists were “loosely coordinated” with two bus protests in Oakland, and promise more in the new year.
The Burritoeater – he of the iconic burrito-reviewing blog and Mustache Ranking System – ate his 1,000th burrito this month. His assessment of post-burrito-reviewing life? “Here’s what I’m looking forward to. Eating burritos just for the sake of having burritos.” So where did he pick for his final review? Taqueria San Jose? Nope. El Tonayense? (Closed. Turned into Wise Sons deli). You’ll have to read this charming story to find out.
Speaking of burritos, a Bay Area ex-pat Pepe Urquijo has moved to Brooklyn’s Williamsburg – the Mission of the East – and opened a Mission District-style burrito pop-up in the back of a watering hole. He calls it B’klyn Burro Burrito. Perhaps the specter of the mustache rating system was just too harsh here.
Real life snow at a family event in Garfield Park sponsored by the YMCA from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
It’s the last weekend before Christmas, for those of your celebrating. So get your shopping on. Then head out for some fun, including Cuban trumpeter Arturo Sandoval at the SFJAZZ Center.