Invasive species threatens San Francisco parking spaces

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No shoes, no shirt, no parking.

No shoes, no shirt, no parking.

They look innocent enough;  tiny little fenced-in decks outside Italian cafes, yogurt shops, and falafel parlors, where San Franciscans  sip  fair trade espressos and chai lattes while they inhale the heady aroma of Mini, Fiat 500 and Vespa exhausts and watch Priuses glide by on battery power, silent as golf carts.

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Policy wonks invade your recycling bin

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Or else.

RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) chips are everywhere, mostly being used for good. Since they are only 1/8”  long and cost 15 cents each, these tiny little receivers can be sewn into your shirt tail to guarantee your dry cleaner never loses another Facconable. They can be inserted into your cat, so you can learn exactly where Fluffy got flattened by an Escalade. In some circles, this is called closure.

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