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Monday, November 23, 2009

Cutting the Deficit: More Ways for Government to Earn Spare Bucks

Posted By on Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 8:30 AM

We noted earlier today that, because the city is having cash-flow problems of the sort experienced by meth addicts with seven girlfriends, creative methods of earning additional revenue may become a necessity. Fortunately, this is a creative place, governed by creative people.

Take Chris Daly. With his wife and kids ensconced in Fairfield, Daly has rented out his Stevenson Street crashpad condo as a rave site. The city's making plenty of money -- and if the neighbors complain about the noise, who better to tell them to "fuck off" than Chris Daly?

click to enlarge Playing the Daly household -- it's Slayer! - IMAGE   |   ALEXIA TSOTSIS
  • Image | Alexia Tsotsis
  • Playing the Daly household -- it's Slayer!

Daly's former aide and current colleague John Avalos, meanwhile, decided to take it to the street. Literally:



click to enlarge What do I want? Spare change. When do I want it? Now. - IMAGE   |   ALEXIA TSOTSIS
  • Image | Alexia Tsotsis
  • What do I want? Spare change. When do I want it? Now.

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Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.

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