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Sunday Links: Slow Parade Goes Unhurried Down SF's Lake Street in Support of Car-Free Corridors

  • More than a hundred people gathered on Lake Street Saturday to make San Francisco’s already designated car-free streets enduring beauties. A community of pedestrians – most of whom either walked or biked, although some rode to their e-scooters – met at Slow Lake yesterday afternoon to campaign for the aforementioned road to be cleared of vehicular traffic clearing the other car-free corridors currently under construction in San Francisco as part of SFMTA’s Slow Streets program; The rally came just days after JFK Drive in Golden Gate Park was declared a permanently car-free plaza following an hour-long SF board meeting on the issue. [Chronicle]
  • Renowned local bartender Adam Richey, who bartended at popular SF bars like Original Joe’s and Tadich Grill for some 30 years, died Sunday, April 10, of a heart attack. He was 51 years old. [Eater SF]
  • SF District Attorney Chesa Boudin announced arrests and charges in a series of retail thefts. An Allala Mouaizi was charged with “four felonies of attempted possession or purchase of stolen property”; a Said Mahtout was indicted on a charge of “attempted possession of stolen property”. [NBC Bay Area]
  • did you feel them Two small earthquakes — one measuring 3.3 million, the other about 3.4 million — shook Sonoma County Saturday. [KPIX]
  • Low key, Francisco Park performs “Mini Dolores Park Energy,” which is all the more reason to check it out if you haven’t already. [Twitter]
  • A lesser-known way the climate crisis is affecting both humans and animals is that environmental stressors are affecting our microbiomes, which could lead to an alarming rise in gastrointestinal problems and more antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the near future. [Mongabay]
  • The White House Correspondents’ Dinner returned last night (including a handful of good jokes). [WaPo]
  • Yesterday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi became the highest-ranking US official to set foot in Kyiv since the war in Ukraine began in March. [NYT]

Photo: Courtesy of Twitter via @m_j_charnock



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