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Friday, January 9, 2009

Another One Bites the Dust: Outhouse Arsonist Strikes Again

Posted By on Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 10:20 AM

Any San Franciscan who ever bellowed "No one burns 14 outhouses in my city!" has been proven wrong in the worst possible way.

The great outhouse arsonist of 2008-09 burned again this morning, immolating a porta-john at Union and Franklin Streets.Unlike other attacks since November, this one also damaged a nearby car.

You know, when you burn 14 outhouses (each with a value of $500 to $1,000), you pick up a bit of notariety. If the police ever do locate the person or persons responsible for this, like the contents of those outhouses, this will end badly.

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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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