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Hey, There's a Donkey Roaming Around Hayes Valley

Over the past few days, pedestrians and motorists in Hayes Valley who thought they spotted a donkey striding down the sidewalk are not mistaken: There is indeed a donkey roaming—sometimes ridden, sometimes led by a handler—around the neighborhood. His name is Johnny Appleseed, Hoodline tells us, and he's a ballerina (but he's always wanted to act).

Johnny is part of the current production of Don Quixote at the SF Ballet, and he's a repeat cast member, the ballet's Kyra Jablonsky explained to Hoodline. The breaks offer him a way to stretch his legs and scope out the window displays at Minimal.

· Your Civic Center Donkey Sightings, Demystified [Hoodline]