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Juggling Act Shuts Down Fisherman's Wharf



    Juggling Act Shuts Down Fisherman's Wharf
    Ashleigh Nushawg
    The Fisherman's Wharf Restaurant Association may owe the Port of San Francisco hundreds of thousands of dollars in parking money.

    Something a street performer uses to entertain crowds at Fisherman's Wharf caused a bomb scare this weekend.

    Police evacuated the area Saturday after someone reported a juggler was using a "live" hand grenade in his act.  It turned out to be a toy, but the bomb squad didn't figure that out until after the evacuation order.  Police shut down Jefferson Street between Jones and Taylor Streets at 5 p.m.

    Several people say the incident caused some real fear.

    "I was a little bit scared and then my co-worker told me, oh run, run run, so I was a little bit afraid," Jennifer Wong said.

    The wharf was shut down for about two hours.