Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Are You Going to San Francisco?

Homeless people and panhandlers walk along Haight near Ashbury. A lot of ex-hippies are weary of the newcomers.
(Robert Durell / LAT)

It's not like it used to be. I lived in San Francisco briefly in 1980 and Haight Ashbury was a scary drug-infested place then, too.

LATimes: There's not a lot of love in the Haight
Gutter punks roam where, 40 years ago, flower children protested the war in Vietnam.

The song: San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)

As performed by Scott McKenzie and the Mamas and the Papas, 1967:

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