This was a week for openings. The bridge opened, a sex club opened in one of the city's least sexy locales, and, speaking of openness and sexiness, an elephantine state Assemblyman was remarkably frank with his astoundingly filthy claims of sexual conquests of women who had pending government business before his legislative boards. Phew! It's time for a weekend. But first, a news quiz.
1. Xiyu Li is
A. The crewman who died after falling off a San Francisco Bay cargo ship Thursday
B. The inspector who approved the Bay Bridge to be reopened
C. The man killed by S.F. police after allegedly charging at them with a meat cleaver
D. The inventor of the lint roll
2.The correct spelling of the name of the 20-year-old starting pitcher the Giants tossed into action
this week is:
E. B-O-N-D, J-A-M-E-S B-O-N-D
3. The problem that very nearly kept the Bay Bridge closed another day -- but didn't -- involved a damaged
4. Which of the following was the Bay Area's Van Jones not accused of before being forced to resign
his White House environmental advisory position amidst a cacophony of right-wing insinuations?
A. 9/11 conspiracy-mongering
B. Black nationalist-mongering
D. Green Jobs-mongering
5. San Franciscan William Pious is accused by the police of dousing his sleeping neighbor
A. Pig's blood
B. Boiling oil
C. Weeks worth of bottled urine
D. Thousands of maggots
6. Which of these statements did disgraced former Assemblyman Michael Duvall not utter into an open microphone
A. "She wears little eye-patch underwear."
B. "She's all, 'I am going up and down the stairs and you're dripping out of me!' So messy!"
C. "It is exactly two years since I first took her up the wrong'un."
D. "So, I am getting into spanking her."