Listen: San Francisco, Pearl Harbor And Santa discussed on KCBS Radio Afternoon News
"Time four twenty a day. Love by thousands and dreaded by possibly as money comes to San Francisco. Tomorrow KCBS is making goals be joins us live after she talked to some bar. Regulars ahead of Santa con fatty. I was talking to regulars inside Shanghai Kelly's which is on Polk street. And it's peaceful in their right now. Just a few regulars holding doubt barstools get a look pretty different tomorrow. Lincoln red bartender. Dave said he worked Santa con every year the gathering that started in nineteen Ninety-four in San Francisco as a social clubs skewering, the image of Saint Nick had now grown to thousands of people in some iteration of Santa dress or undress carousing in day drinking throughout the city. The group does meet at union square in the morning, but many of them find their way here to poke street. In fact, there is one bar with a sign in the front window of smiling. Santa for the red bar over his face. The regulars there did not want to be interviewed saying they want literally nothing to do with Santa con, but not David Shanghai Kelly's. I don't mind that it's in crowded. I don't mind there were fistfights. I don't mind if people are getting sick all over the bathroom. Line. They don't tip. But I can't listen to seven hours of Taylor swift. City has decided that they don't wanna hear it either. Obviously not talking about Taylor swift Santa con organizers applied for a permit to make sanctioned event with amplified music and speakers in union square, but the city denied that permit. They'll organizers say all the Santa should come on down. Anyway, reporting live on San Francisco's Polk street. Megan Goldie KCBS making it's four twenty to the San Francisco fire department says a man remains in critical condition after being pulled from the surf at ocean beach this afternoon. The fire department says the thirties performed CPR in the man who had apparently been surfing today. When things went awry, the man was rushed to the hospital. But further information was not immediately available beach hazard has been had been in effect yesterday. But was lifted at eight o'clock this morning seventy seven years ago today, the Japanese imperial army attacked the US navy base at Pearl Harbor bringing the us into World War Two KCBS is Melissa call Ross reports from commemoration event at the US as hornet in Alameda the attack on. On Pearl Harbor was a call to action for many, including ninety five year old World War Two veteran lost by who tried to enlist in the navy immediately following Pearl Harbor, but couldn't because he's Japanese-American. He was able to enlist in nineteen forty-three and says the effects of the attack reverberated. That was."