Inside River Run

Selected Images from River Run

Mexican Retablo
Mexican Retablo

They were called retablos, she explained, thank-you notes to Jesus or the Virgin in the form of crude illustrations of miraculous cures or life-saving interventions.

San Francisco Gen Hospital
San Francisco Gen Hospital

Kate had let him out on Portrero Avenue, a short walk from San Francisco General Hospital, a massive brick and glass building that promised nothing but bureaucratic indifference to a destitute man with a suspicious psychiatric problem

The Tenderloin
The Tenderloin

The first shelter Darren managed to get into was located in the Tenderloin, a very tough part of town.

Transamerica building
Transamerica building

Against the clear night sky he could see the illuminated top of the Transamerica tower presiding over the miserable sum of all his woes.

Dolores Park
Dolores Park

One Saturday afternoon, when he and Billy shared a blanket in Dolores Park, Billy asked him how his job search was coming.

Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton

“Something totally different. A Dolly Parton medley.”

The Panhandle
The Panhandle

No telling where he might be, but Saturday’s Bay to Breakers, and he’s probably going to be at the Panhandle scavenging like he always does.

Bay Area Naked Guys
Bay Area Naked Guys

He’s the one the city sends to go after BANG.

Bay to Breakers
Bay to Breakers

Part of the Bay to Breakers footrace, a traditional rite of spring in the city, ran along The Panhandle, the long narrow park between Fell and Oak.