johns.flag.jpeg.jpgI had lunch at the Metreon (Friday), and the flags in front of Moscone Center were flying at half-mast. Any idea why?

And before you send me to, I tried Googling already. 🙂 I’m guessing either the China earthquake or the death of Polish President Lech Kaczynsk, but neither the Mayor’s press releases nor make any mention of flying the flags at half-mast in response to either event.

According to Moscone Center security, the flags are at half-mast to honor the 29 miners who died during last week’s deadly mine explosion in Virginia.

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