Aerospace and Defense Sector

  • News

    June 27, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    Thieves on Boat Busted Stealing Metal from Hunters Point Shipyard

    ​It appears stealing metal is what floats some thieves boats these days. According to San Francisco police, officers were doing an operation at the shipyard Monday night where metal theft has been rampant. At about 3 a.m., the cops saw a vessel approach the shipyard's eastern wall and watched the ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 16, 2011
  • Calendar

    January 5, 2011
  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Supes Approve Lennar Hunters Point Project

    ​If you had 1:35 a.m. in your Lennar Hunters Point Naval Shipyard pool as the hour the Board of Supervisors would vote on the massive project -- you're the big winner. The board approved the gargantuan redevelopment plan by an 8-3 vote this morning following at least 10 hours of meetings and oft-i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Board of Supervisors Decides Future of Hunters Point Naval Shipyard Today

    ​Hunters Point/Lennar meeting could stretch past the bewitching hour for Board of Supervisors. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors face a long night ahead as they today decide whether to go forward with the redevelopment of Hunters Point Naval Shipyard. Hundreds of millions of dollars in federa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    EPA Spanks Lennar With Fines For Dust (But In Arizona, Not Hunters Point)

    Oops, they did it again. Lennar, the company that drew activist hellfire for failing to control dust in Bayview during the early stages of its construction at the Hunters Point Shipyard, is now facing fines for similar dust violations in Arizona. The company will have to pay the Environmental Prot ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 30, 2009
  • Calendar

    May 28, 2008
  • Calendar

    April 30, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 19, 2008
  • News

    May 10, 2006
  • Calendar

    July 13, 2005

    Women on the Water

    Take a cruise with a real Rosie

  • News

    January 12, 2005

    Rail Out of Town

    Right now, the museum consists mainly of dozens of dusty old train hulls scattered across a splay of disused tracks

  • News

    November 19, 2003

    Arrested Development

    Mayor Brown is pushing for quick approval of a Hunters Point Shipyard redevelopment plan that gives a lot to homebuilding giant Lennar, and not nearly enough to the city or the shipyard's neighbors

  • News

    October 22, 2003

    Rolling in War Bucks

    How the state public employees' retirement system and the politically connected Carlyle Group profit from defense

  • News

    October 15, 2003

    Letters to the Editor

    Week of October 15, 2003

  • News

    October 1, 2003

    Glowing Review

    The Navy says radiation levels are within federal safety guidelines, but are higher than what is legally acceptable for the property to be transferred

  • News

    September 17, 2003

    Total Future Awareness

    The Defense Department hires a New Economy futurist to help fight terror. Don't you feel safer already?

  • News

    August 27, 2003


    Asthma, cancer, and other illnesses occur at higher-than-average rates in Hunters Point. Many residents blame the nearby Navy shipyard, one of the most contaminated ex-military bases in the nation.

  • News

    July 30, 2003

    Mob Rule

    Flash mobs: serious social movement or quirky entertainment (or both)?

  • News

    May 21, 2003

    Hot Story

    Navy admits burning 600,000 gallons of radioactive fuel at S.F. shipyard

  • News

    March 19, 2003

    Hot News

    "The first [Historical Radiation Assessment] was rushed .... We should have ... done a better, more thorough job."

  • News

    July 31, 2002

    Burning Mad

    Deciding they just wouldn't take it anymore, Bayview citizens stopped a Navy plan to incinerate toxic gas at Hunters Point Shipyard

  • News

    July 31, 2002

    Fallout: The Past Is Present

    The Nuclear Witnesses

  • News

    February 13, 2002

    Cold Fête

    A fund-raiser for an unusual art space gives new meaning to the term "frozen dinner"

  • News

    February 6, 2002

    Land Ho

    A new deal with the Navy means S.F. supervisors can finally consider accepting part of Hunters Point Shipyard

  • News

    January 16, 2002

    Slow Sailing

    With prodding from Congress, plans to transfer Hunters Point Shipyard land to San Francisco are inching along

  • News

    January 2, 2002

    Massing Gas

    San Francisco asks the Navy to investigate potentially dangerous methane concentrations at Hunters Point Shipyard

  • News

    June 13, 2001

    Dragon Bites

    A Beautiful Day to Be Irradiated; We Have Plenty of Lines Open; Annals of Blowback; Press Release of the Week

  • News

    May 23, 2001

    Pointed Queries

    Three California members of Congress are demanding information from the Navy about radioactive materials at Hunters Point Shipyard

  • News

    May 9, 2001

    Shame and Courage

    The Navy's unconscionable nuclear recklessness and dissembling at Hunters Point should draw the attention of Congress

  • News

    May 2, 2001

    Chlorine, Benzene, Vinyl Chloride, Trichloroethylene, Beryllium, Nickel, PCBs ...

    Even if radioactivity were ignored, Hunters Point Shipyard would be one of the planet's most polluted properties

  • News

    May 2, 2001

    The Path of Inquiry

    How research for this story was conducted

  • News

    May 2, 2001

    The Documentation

    Databases of the original materials used in writing this story

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 17, 2000
  • Calendar

    May 12, 1999
  • News

    July 29, 1998

    No Fishin'

    The Coast Guard busts skippers for angling next to Hunters Point

  • News

    May 27, 1998

    Building a Better Bomb

    While condemning India for its nuclear testing, the U.S. government quietly funnels billions to research programs aimed at creating an ever-more-virulent nuclear arsenal

  • News

    February 25, 1998

    Dirty Dealings at the Dock

    San Francisco is planning to take title to the decommissioned Hunters Point Naval Shipyard before the military completes an environmental cleanup. The move could cost the city hundreds of millions of dollars -- or more.

  • News

    October 23, 1996
  • News

    May 3, 1995

    Hey, Sailor!

    The untold story of the selling of the USS Missouri

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