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Monday, March 8, 2010

Rec Center Opening So Much Fun, Ross Mirkarimi Jumps Into Pool Fully Clothed

Posted By on Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 7:40 AM

click to enlarge Fully clothed elected official on the waterslide coming through! - JIM HERD
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  • Fully clothed elected official on the waterslide coming through!
The official re-opening of the Hamilton Pool in the Western Addition was a grand affair this weekend. So grand, in fact, that a new precedent may have just been set: It ain't a city-sponsored party until Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi jumps into the pool while clothed in business casual attire.

Our message to the supervisor hasn't yet been returned querying why, exactly, he chose to hit the waterslide and splash down while dressed like a Dockers model.

More as we know more -- and cowabunga!

click to enlarge Guess the water's fine... - JIM HERD
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  • Guess the water's fine...

click to enlarge Did someone dare him? - JIM HERD
  • Jim Herd
  • Did someone dare him?

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Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi

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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