Skip to comments.San Francisco Officials Prepare For Super Bowl, Hope To Avoid Violence
Posted on 01/25/2013 5:17:18 PM PST by Michael.SF.
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) San Francisco city officials preparing for the 49ers Super Bowl game against the Baltimore Ravens are hoping to avoid a repeat of the violence and vandalism that marred World Series celebrations last year.
A total of 36 people were arrested during post-game celebrations in October after the San Francisco Giants World Series victory against the Detroit Tigers, 23 of them for felonies. Celebrants lit a number of bonfires in the middle of Mission Street, broke windows and, in one notorious incident, set a Muni 8X-Bayshore Express bus on fire at Market and Kearny streets.
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Well they can't use that excuse this year, can they?
Lot's of luck getting the bars to agree to probably their third biggest sales day of the year day (after March 17 and behind (pun intended) Gay Pride Day
“San Francisco city officials preparing for the 49ers Super Bowl game against the Baltimore Ravens are hoping to avoid a repeat of the violence and vandalism that marred World Series celebrations last year.”
Isn’t that like expecting the majority population of Frisco to go heterosexual overnight?
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But not being a 49ers fan I'd rather not have to read about another riot, so go Ravens.
“What is with all these out on control
celebrations? I saw them overturning cars,setting them on fire. I asked one
guy, why did you do that? He looked at
me kinda sheepishly and said,’(chuckles)...’Niners..’”— Bobcat Goldthwaite
I remember one yr riots broke out in
Oakland cause the Raiders...lost!
And years later...Vancouver on the
night the can’t miss Canucks were
blanked 4-0 by Bruins in Stanley
Cup game 7..mass destruction
I gues those 69er fans can get rambunctious, huh?
The SF authorities ought to follow Sheriff Joe’s lead. He guaranteed that
the lawbreakers attending the Super Bowl attendees in his jurisdiction would be arrested, and would go to the tent city. The result? No problems.