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Urban camouflage?

Urban camouflage?

People are horrible monsters.

People are horrible monsters.

Cloud time-lapse (51 seconds)

Tourists enjoying the Twin Peaks view

Tourists enjoying the Twin Peaks view

Dolores Park slackliner

March to End the Displacement of San Francisco’s Educators! | Eviction Free San Francisco

If, like me, you plan to participate in this demonstration Friday but can’t leave work in time to get there by 5, the organizers have posted the route/schedule of the march:

"Join Eviction Free San Francisco and allied housing rights activists to march to KEEP OUR TEACHERS! We will march to the homes of 4 teachers who are currently facing eviction in the Mission/ Dolores area and demand that their evictions, and the evictions of all of our educators, be rescinded.

When:
Friday, April 11th 5:00pm

Where:
Meet at the corner of 20th and Dolores St. and march to the homes of teachers in the area (see below), ending at 151 Duboce St.

Where we are marching and who we are marching for:
5:00pm- meet 20th and Dolores

5:20pm- 812 Guerrero St.- Claudia and Evan, two local teachers who are being Ellis Act Evicted.

5:45pm- Mission High School- to show solidarity for teachers and students who are facing eviction.

6:30pm- 55 Dolores St.- Sarah, a teacher, and her friend Mary, who will turn 98 are being Ellis Act Evicted by Urban Green

6:45pm- 49 Guerrero- Mervyn and his elderly mother, who are also being evicted by Urban Green

7:00pm 151 Duboce St.- Benito, a special ed teacher, is being Ellis Act Evicted.“

A 5-mile walk is a long way for an old man.

A 5-mile walk is a long way for an old man.

Beautiful day at Dolores Park Sunday

The new fancy chocolate store next door to Dog-Eared Books on Valencia

The new fancy chocolate store next door to Dog-Eared Books on Valencia

Sutro cloudscape from Bernal Hill

Sutro cloudscape from Bernal Hill

Victorians on Valencia at Liberty

Victorians on Valencia at Liberty

WHOARESOMEGOODDOGS (Outside the Good Life on Cortland)

WHOARESOMEGOODDOGS (Outside the Good Life on Cortland)

Kite-flying on Bernal Hill Sunday afternoon

Kite-flying on Bernal Hill Sunday afternoon

WHOSAGOODDOG

WHOSAGOODDOG

Stairway to Heaven

Stairway to Heaven