Unionized S.F.stripclub closing its curtains
SAN FRANCISCO — Nearly twodecades after they made the nation gawkby forming its ﬁrst unionized strip club,the dancers at San Francisco’s LustyLady are hanging up their thongs.The employee-owned, co-op club willclose in two weeks because it can nolonger afford its rent.General manager Scott Farrell saidthat while the workers own the club,they don’t own the North Beach build-ing where rent was $5,500 a month in2001 but now runs more than $16,000.That’s far more than the dancers andtheir wads of ones can manage.Eviction proceedings began againstthe club earlier this year when it fellbehind on rent. The workers have agreedto vacate by Sept. 2, and the owner sayshe’ll waive the back rent.
Munchies from marijuanafestival fetch $50 online
SEATTLE — Afew eBay users are see-ing a money-making opportunity in thefree bags of chips that were given outby police over the weekend at Seattle’spot festival known as Hempfest.An unopened Doritos bag fromHempfest had drawn eight bids byMonday afternoon, pushing the price to$58. One bag listed as “used” was fetch-ing $50.The nacho-cheese-ﬂavored Doritoswere a popular topic surrounding theevent because Seattle police distributedthem for free along with stickersdesigned to inform pot consumers aboutthe state’s legal pot law.Ofﬁcers handed out only 1,000 bagsof chips at an event that draws as manyas 85,000 people per day.
Police:Partying teenstrapped in walk-in vault
FALCONER, N.Y. — Authorities sayfour teenagers were apparently partyingin a former law ofﬁce in western NewYork when they got trapped for severalhours in a walk-in vault.Police say they received a call around1 a.m. Friday from a person reportingthat four people were stuck inside thevault in the village of Falconer, 60miles south of Buffalo.Rescue crews and a locksmith went tothe building. The locksmith freed theteens, ages 18 and 19, after about fourhours. Police say all four were checkedout at a hospital. Ofﬁcials say the teenshad permission to be inside the build-ing. Authorities say they found a largequantity of alcohol and some marijuanaon the premises, and charges are pend-ing against the four.
Police:Cableoutage not 911-worthy
FAIRFIELD, Conn. — AConnecticutpolice department wants people toknow that missing your favorite showisn’t an emergency.Fairﬁeld police say they receivednumerous 911 calls about a cable outagethat hit parts of southwesternConnecticut on Sunday night.The message on the department’sFacebook page says the outage is “nei-ther an emergency or a police relatedconcern.”The post warns that 911 should beused for life-threatening emergenciesonly and misuse of the 911 system mayresult in an arrest.Cablevision said in a statementshortly after 11 p.m. that there was acommercial power outage in itsNorwalk facility. It says “the powermatter has been resolved and servicehas been restored to our customers.”
Mounted 8-foot polarbear looking for a home
JONESTOWN, Pa. — APennsylvaniarestaurant owner is trying to ﬁnd a goodhome for an 8-foot stuffed polar bear.For years, patrons of the WoodsCreek Grill outside of Harrisburg haveenjoyed posing for pictures with thebear, which was legally shot in Alaskain 1967, the Harrisburg Patriot-Newsreported.Restaurant owner Dave DeWeesbought the bear and other mounted ani-mals at auctions.“We wanted things people could comein and see, things they could walk upto,” he said. “I can’t tell you how manyhundreds of people had their photo-graphs taken with her,” DeWees told thepaper.
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Singer Tori Amos is50.
This Day in HistoryThought for the Day
England’s King Richard III was killedin the Battle of Bosworth Field, effec-tively ending the War of the Roses.
“Works of art make rules;rules do not make works of art.”
— Claude Debussy,composer (born 1862,died 1918)
Writer-producerDavid Chase is 68.Comedian-actressKristen Wiig is 40.
A waxy monkey tree frog is weighed in a measuring device during a photocall to publicize the annual measuring of all theanimals at the London Zoo,in central London.
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, inventor John Fitch demonstrated his steamboat onthe Delaware River to delegates from the ConstitutionalConvention in Philadelphia.
, Gen. Stephen W. Kearny proclaimed all of NewMexico a territory of the United States.
the schooner America outraced more than a dozenBritish vessels off the English coast to win a trophy that cameto be known as the America’s Cup.
, President Abraham Lincoln responded to HoraceGreeley’s call for more drastic steps to abolish slavery;Lincoln replied that his priority was saving the Union, but healso repeated his personal wish “that all men everywhere couldbe free.”
, Japan annexed Korea, which remained underJapanese control until the end of World War II.
, Irish revolutionary Michael Collins was shot todeath, apparently by Irish Republican Army members opposedto the Anglo-Irish Treaty that Collins had co-signed.
, the British Broadcasting Corp. conducted its ﬁrstexperimental television broadcast, using a 30-line mechani-cal system.
President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Vice PresidentRichard Nixon were nominated for second terms in ofﬁce bythe Republican National Convention in San Francisco.
French President Charles de Gaulle survived anattempt on his life in suburban Paris.
, Pope Paul VI arrived in Bogota, Colombia, for thestart of the ﬁrst papal visit to South America.
a hostage drama began at a Chase Manhattan Bankbranch in Brooklyn, N.Y., as John Wojtowicz and SalvatoreNaturile seized seven employees during a botched robbery; thesiege, which ended with Wojtowicz’s arrest and Naturile’skilling by the FBI, inspired the 1975 movie “Dog DayAfternoon.”
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(Answers tomorrow)SPURN PORCH DETACH ROSIERYesterday’sJumbles:Answer:If they were going to afford the new sailboat,they’d need — APARTNER-SHIPNow arrange the circled lettersto form the surprise answer, assuggested by the above cartoon.
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Unscramble these four Jumbles,one letter to each square,to form four ordinary words.
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Heart surgeon Dr. Denton Cooley is 93. Broadcast journal-ist Morton Dean is 78. Author Annie Proulx (proo) is 78.Baseball Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski is 74. Actress ValerieHarper is 74. Football coach Bill Parcells is 72. CBS news-man Steve Kroft is 68. Actress Cindy Williams is 66. Popmusician David Marks is 65. International Swimming Hall of Famer Diana Nyad is 64. Baseball Hall of Famer Paul Molitoris 57. Country singer Holly Dunn is 56. Rock musicianVernon Reid is 55. Country singer Ricky Lynn Gregg is 54.Country singer Collin Raye is 53. Actress Regina Taylor is53. Rock singer Roland Orzabal (Tears For Fears) is 52.
The Daily Derby race winners are GorgeousGeorge,No.8,in ﬁrst place;Lucky Star,No.2,insecond place;and Lucky Charms,No.12,in thirdplace.The race time was clocked at 1:45.60.
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