San Francisco Appreciation Vol. 415th post

Discussion in 'General' started by so4i5, Feb 24, 2009.

  1. so4i5

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    R.I.P to the women who was killed in a drive-by earlier tonight, and please pray for the 5 others who were injured.
     
  2. purple face

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    I want to go back [​IMG]
     
  3. h3h45

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    OP best throw a Bruce Lee pic in there, some where... [​IMG]
     
  4. suckafree85

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    SF city, was good?!?

    From downtown to the Mission block its all love.
     
  5. apollo xxxiii

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    same. [​IMG]
     
  6. danikerhino

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    #!#+ yeah, so much #@#+ to do after class, unique feel, crowds, fine women, good restaurants, good scenery everywhere, diverse people, great publictransportation (MUNI FTW), etc., etc., etc.....:[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
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  7. scotthallwithapick

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    Only city in Cali that matters that I've never been too [​IMG]

    Visiting in April or March tho [​IMG]
     
  8. ezln1

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    born and raised (VIS VALLEY, WHAT????!?!?!) I love THE CITY. And the day the giants win a world series....I don't even know how I will react. That team hasbroken my heart so many times in my short 25 years on earth.
     
  9. danikerhino

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    Word, they had the Angels series in the bag, damn rally monkey.[​IMG]
     
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  11. so4i5

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    How could I forget Bruce. Heres a List of famous people form Sf

    Artists
    * Ansel Adams (1902-1984), photographer
    * Larry Gonick (b. 1946), cartoonist
    * Ester Hernandez (b. 1944), Chicana artist
    * Richard Serra (b. 1939), minimalist sculptor and video artist
    * William Ware Theiss[citation needed] (1930-1992), costume designer
    * Beatrice Wood (1893-1998), ceramicist



    Baseball players
    * Ping Bodie (1887-1961)
    * Barry Bonds (b. 1964), holds the all-time Major League home run record
    * Bobby Bonds (1946-2003), right fielder
    * Dolph Camilli (1907-1997)
    * Gino Cimoli (b. 1929), outfielder[1]
    * Joe Corbett (1875-1945)
    * Joe Cronin (1906-1984), (Baseball Hall of Fame)[1]
    * Frankie Crosetti, (1910-2002), shortstop and coach[1]
    * Tim Cullen, (b. 1942), infielder[1]
    * Babe Dahlgren, (1912-1996), 1st baseman[1]
    * Joe DeMaestri (b. 1928)
    * Dom DiMaggio (b. 1917)
    * Joe DiMaggio (1914-1999), (Baseball Hall of Fame)
    * Bob Elliott (1916-1966), [1]
    * Jim Fregosi (b. 1942), player and manager[1]
    * Herb Gorman (1924-1953)
    * Harry Heilmann (1894-1951), (Baseball Hall of Fame)[1]
    * Keith Hernandez (b. 1953), [1]
    * Jackie Jensen (1927-1982), (also in the College Football Hall of Fame)[1]
    * Eddie Joost (b. 1916)
    * Willie Kamm (1900-1988)
    * George Kelly (1895-1984), (Baseball Hall of Fame)[1]
    * Tony Lazzeri (1903-1946) (Baseball Hall of Fame)
    * Charlie Sweeney (1863-1902)
    * ((Mike Vail)) (b. 1951)

    Basketball Players

    * Phil Smith (1952-2002)
    * Tom Meschery (b. 1938)

    Boxers

    * Abe Attell, (b. 1884), world Featherweight champion

    Football players

    * Mike Holmgren (b. 1948), former NFL head coach for the Green Bay Packers and the current head coach of the Seattle Seahawks
    * O. J. Simpson (b. 1947)
    * Tedy Bruschi (b. 1973)

    Golf

    * Johnny Miller (b. 1947), former professional golfer and a leading golf commentator for NBC Sports
    * Ken Venturi (b. 1931), former professional golfer

    Other fields of sport

    * Laird Hamilton (b. 1964), surfer
    * Jeremy McGrath (b. 1971), MX rider
    * Brooks Orpik (b. 1980), Pro hockey player for the Pittsburgh Penguins.

    Business People

    * Gurbaksh Chahal, (b. 1982), award winning entrepreneur, founder BlueLithium, ClickAgents, and gWallet
    * Albert Abrams, (1863?-1924), inventor of medical equipment in the field of Electricity therapy
    * Donald Fisher, (b. 1928), co-founder of the Gap clothing company.
    * Gordon Getty (b. 1934), oil philanthropist and composer
    * Jess Jackson (b. 1930), American wine entrepreneur and founder of Kendall-Jackson wine company
    * Gordon E. Moore (b. 1929), co-founder of Intel Corporation and the author of Moore's law
    * Michael Moritz (b. 1954), venture capitalist at Sequoia Capital.
    * Craig Newmark (b. 1951), founder of Craigslist.
    * Theresa Sparks (b. 1949), CEO of multimillion-dollar sex toy company, Good Vibrations
    * Richard Iddings (b. 1977), Co-Managing Partner, multimillion-dollar advertising Advertising Agency

    Dance

    * Isadora Duncan (1877-1927), "mother" of Modern dance

    Directors/Filmmakers

    * David Butler (1894-1979), film director, actor, writer and producer
    * Clint Eastwood (b. 1930), director, actor, producer
    * Mervyn LeRoy (1900-1987), director, producer, actor
    * Andy Luckey (b. 1965), TV writer, producer, director
    * Jay Ward (1920-1989), creator and producer of animated TV series

    Actors
    * Gracie Allen (1895-1964), comedian
    * Bill Bixby (1934-1993), actor
    * Joan Blackman (b. 1938), actress
    * Mel Blanc (1908-1989), voiceover actor
    * Lisa Bonet (b. 1967), actress
    * Benjamin Bratt (b. 1963) actor
    * Margaret Cho (b. 1968), comedian
    * Barbara Eden (b. 1934), actress
    * Danny Glover (b. 1946), actor
    * Bruce Lee (1940-1973)
    * Leslie Mann (b. 1972), actress
    * Melissa Ng (b. 1972), actress
    * Rob Schneider (b. 1963), actor
    * Liev Schreiber (b. 1967), actor
    * Alicia Silverstone (b. 1976), actress
    * David Strathairn (b. 1949), actor
    * Phillip Terry (1909-1993), actor
    * Aisha Tyler (b. 1970), actress
    * Stuart Whitman (b. 1928), actor
    * B.D. Wong (b. 1960), actor
    * Natalie Wood (1938-1981), actress
    * Kari Byron (b. 1974), television personality

    Musicians

    * Paul Bostaph (b. 1964) heavy metal drummer
    * Craig Chaquico (b. 1954) rock, jazz and new age guitarist
    * Greg Errico (b. 1946) drummer for many bands but most notably for Sly & the Family Stone
    * Jerry Garcia (1942-1995) psychedelic and folk-rock guitarist and singer
    * Vince Guaraldi (1928-1976), Jazz musician and pianist
    * Cindy Herron (b. 1961), R&B singer
    * Gary Holt (b. 1964), thrash metal guitarist
    * Kirk Hammett (b. 1962), lead guitarist for rock band Metallica
    * Cliff Burton (1962-1986), bass guitarist for rock band Metallica
    * Paul Kantner (b. 1941), rock musician and co-founder of the band Jefferson Airplane
    * Huey Lewis (b. 1950), rock singer, raised in Marin County.
    * Courtney Love (b. 1964), singer and actress
    * Johnny Mathis (b. 1935), pop singer
    * Kristina Olsen (b. 1957), folk singer-songwriter
    * Tim Pagnotta (b. 1977), guitarist
    * Carlos Santana (b. 1947), rock, blues, and salsa guitarist and singer
    * Ross Valory (b. 1949), bass player for many bands but most notably for Journey

    Writers

    * Greg Downs (b. 1971), short-story writer
    * Robert Frost (1874-1963), American poet
    * Daniel Handler (b. 1970), better known as Lemony Snicket
    * Shirley Jackson (1916-1965)
    * Gus Lee (b. 1946), Asian-American author
    * Jack London (1876-1916), American writer
    * Armistead Maupin (b. 1944), American writer
    * Gary Snyder (b. 1930), poet
    * Walter Tevis (1928-1994), author
    * Robert Alfred Theobald (1884-1957), US Navy Rear Admiral and author of The Final Secret of Pearl Harbor: The Washington Background of the Pearl Harbor Attack
    * Naomi Wolf (b. 1962), writer
    * Helen Zia (b. 1952), writer, journalist, and activist
    * Laurence Yep (b. 1948), Asian-American writer

    News/Commentary

    * Ambrose Bierce (1842-1913), journalist
    * Tucker Carlson (b. 1969), television political commentator and host
    * William Randolph Hearst (1863-1951), newspaper magnate & publisher
    * Lewis Lapham, editor of Harper's
    * Kent Ninomiya, journalist
    * Lincoln Steffens (1866-1936), journalist

    Political figures

    * Luis Antonio Argüello (1784-1830), first governor of Alta California[2]
    * Stephen Breyer (b. 1938), United States Supreme Court Associate Justice
    * Jerry Brown (b. 1938), former Governor of California, former Mayor of Oakland, California Attorney General
    * Pat Brown (1905-1996), former Governor of California
    * Christopher Augustine Buckley ("Blind Boss" Buckley, 1845-1922), Democratic Party boss
    * Dianne Feinstein (b. 1933), San Francisco's first female mayor (1978-1988) and U.S. Senator since 1992
    * Robert McNamara (b. 1916), former Secretary of Defense
    * Nancy Pelosi (b. 1940) Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
    * Caspar Weinberger (1917-2006), former Secretary of Defense

    Other

    * Abigail Folger, (1943-1969), Folgers coffee heiress
    * Clifford Geertz (1926-2006), anthropologist
    * William T. Shorey (1859-1919), First Black SF Sea Captain
    * John W. Young (b. 1930), astronaut
    * Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr. (1920-2000), US Navy Admiral
    * The Zodiac Killer, unidentified serial killer active in the 1960s
    * Jim Jones (1931-1978), Cult leader
    * Melrose Bickerstaff, runner-up of America's Next Top Model, Cycle 7, signed with Storm Model Management

    Non-native residents

    * Cheerleader Melissa, pro wrestler
    * Maya Angelou, poet
    * Ambrose Bierce, journalist and author
    * Clark Blaise, Canadian author
    * Marian and Vivian Brown, (b. 1927), socialites
    * Willie Brown, former San Francisco Mayor
    * Victor Burgin, artist
    * Vanessa Carlton, singer
    * Herb Caen, newspaper columnist
    * Carol Channing, actress and comedian
    * Chris Columbus, film director
    * Francis Ford Coppola, film director
    * Andrew Smith Hallidie, promoter of the first cable car line
    * George Hearst, politician
    * Phoebe Hearst, first woman Regent of the University of California
    * Sargent Johnson, African-American sculptor
    * Philip Kaufman, film director
    * Jason Kidd, NBA player
    * CoCo Lee, CantoPop singer and actress
    * James Lick, real estate investor
    * Cheech Marin, actor
    * Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon, activists, first same-sex couple to get a marriage license in San Francisco
    * Kirke Mechem, composer
    * Midori, author and (kinky) sex educator
    * Harvey Milk, former city supervisor of San Francisco
    * The Mitchell brothers, Jim and Artie, adult industry pioneers
    * Joe Montana, football player
    * Matt Nathanson, singer/musician
    * Emperor Norton, notable local eccentric
    * Gary Payton, NBA player
    * Linda Perry, lead singer of 4 Non Blondes
    * William Chapman Ralston, founder of the Bank of California
    * The Residents, Avant-Garde music and visual arts group
    * Anne Rice, author
    * Tina Root, ex-vocalist of the now defunct darkwave band Switchblade Symphony
    * Kevin Rose, founder, digg.com
    * Michael Savage, conservative radio personality
    * Charlotte Smith Mailliard Swig Shultz (born ca. 1934), heiress, socialite
    * Danielle Steel, author
    * Robert Louis Stevenson, (from 1879-1880)
    * Sharon Stone, actress
    * Amy Tan, author
    * Mark Twain, author
    * Wayne Wang, film director
    * Robert Wartenberg, neurologist
    * Oscar Wilde, spent 1882 there
    * Cecil Williams, pastor
    * Robin Williams, actor
    * Martin Yan, television chef
     
  12. sk23

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    it is definitely appreciated. yee
     
  13. suckafree85

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    Gary Payton stays in Frisco?


    I remember dude used to be in Vallejo at E-40's house parties all the time. [​IMG]
     
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  15. 916kings

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    Man I love SF. The people, the atmosphere...
    Def. Appreciated.[​IMG]
     
  16. bgl2687

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    GP is from the town.
     
  17. so4i5

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    This is what we listen to out here.
     
  18. slamcity

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    [​IMG] Home, Sweet Home
     
  19. theswoosh

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    Always had fun there. Turk & Leavenworth whats good!!
     
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  21. freshhh

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    dont give me no bammer weed
    we dont [​IMG] that ###* in the SFC

    SF was/is/will always be home.
     
  22. smokey1212

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    Word. I love this place. [​IMG]
     
  23. 18key

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    Nickatina [​IMG]
    Dude stays on every cd that's in my car

    SF is appreciated. I wouldnt mind living there if the cost of living goes down.
     
  24. nickle dime bay

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    Love the City
     
  25. andrew630

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    appreciated