In another legislative moment that feels oh-so-very San Francisco, the Board of Supervisors voted yesterday on a resolution to declare Mondays in San Francisco as "Vegetarian Day." A call to the Board this morning confirms the resolution was, in fact, approved yesterday by majority vote and will now sit on The Gav's desk for ten days, awaiting "official approval by the mayor." Resolution #28 was brought to the table by Sophie Maxwell, who has been a vegetarian for 35 years. If you care to read it, do click here. While the wording sites many good reasons to "go green," such as reducing carbon emissions and potentially reduced medical costs, we wish they'd picked another day besides Monday, which is already bad enough, isn't it? What about Wednesday a.k.a. hump day, or any other day of the week, for that matter? Regardless, the fate of Mondays from 4/19 into perpetuity will be decided by the 16th.
· SF Supervisors Urging Meat Free Mondays [CBS 5]