Ocean Beach news roundup August 19

Outside Lands 2011 Beirut performing on Sutro Stage

Beirut performing on Sutro Stage at Outside Lands 2011. Photo: Flickr user Citoyen du Monde Inc.

This week in the Ocean Beach news roundup: No clean getaway for burglar busted in bathtub bungle; copper thieves target Sunset District schools; Richmond District tackle shop has offered cheap bait and friendly service for 50 years.

We can’t link to every story out there, but if you think we missed something, leave a comment here, or tell us on Twitter or Facebook.

  • Biggest ‘D’oh!’ moment ever: Burglar entering La Playa house falls in bathtub, is arrested. – Bay City News/SF Appeal
  • Mysterious copper thieves dressed as construction workers are targeting San Francisco schools. – Bay City News/KTVU
  • Is Stonestown bank robber to blame for Citibank robbery in Inner Sunset? – SF Appeal
  • This guy: LA dude comes to SF, steals a bunch of Outside Lands VIP wristbands and sells them for $50 bucks each — before getting caught red-handed. – SF Examiner
  • Lake Merced is training grounds for Milpitas Dragon Boat team, and they’re ranked first in the state! – MercuryNews.com/Milpitas Post
  • Man robbed of iPod and guitar at gunpoint on 45th Avenue. – Bay City News/SF Appeal
  • Outer Richmond discount tackle store provides good stories and cheap bait. – Bay Citizen
  • Soar over Fort Funston via hangglider cam in this video. (There’s one instance of the F-word.) – YouTube user HangingwithJoe


Plus: all the Outside Lands coverage you could want!

  • Outside Lands brought the rock and the party — even the sun made an appearance. – SF Examiner
  • Outside Lands 2011. – Buzzsugar
  • Outside Lands 2011 slideshows featuring music, food, wine and art. – KQED.org
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