General Contractors

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    August 28, 2009

    Union Official: Contractor Facing Scores of Fraud Charges in E. Bay 'Pulled Same Scam' in San Francisco -- and Then-Mayor Willie Brown Was Warned About This

    Don FeriaA woman is led away by police during a May raid on NBC General Contractors' Oakland offices​On Wednesday, we wrote about the beleaguered NBC General Contractors, a company facing 40 felony counts in Alameda County for allegedly ripping off its vulnerable, Chinese immigrant workers and the ... More >>

  • News

    October 8, 2008

    Building Overtime

    Off-duty police officers making time and a half are swarming over construction sites, handing out tickets. Only in S.F.

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    July 5, 2006

    The Bayview Battler

    More than ready to take on politicians and redevelopers, Willie Ratcliff is in the most important fight of his life.

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    June 22, 2005

    Bridge Out

    A look at the comically delayed Fourth Street drawbridge project, and how the city's Byzantine contracting system costs millions

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    June 18, 2003

    It's a Bechtel World

    Think that a $680 million Iraq contract is a big deal? You don't know Bechtel.

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    February 26, 2003

    The Fix Is In

    At least that's what Janet Campbell claimed about construction bids at UCSF, where she soon found herself out of a job

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    November 7, 2001

    Firehouse Blues

    Firefighters are wondering why the renovation of two stations was awarded to a contractor with a history of construction problems

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    September 26, 2001

    Family Fortunes

    Contractors accuse the Examiner's owners of not paying their bills

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    August 8, 2001

    Dirty Pool

    As the Bayview waits for a rebuilt MLK pool, the project, a stated mayoral priority, keeps gobbling money and time--making it the prototypical city contracting fiasco.

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    June 21, 2000

    Matt Smith

    Parking Problem

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    March 22, 2000

    San Francisco International Airpork

    How the SFO construction program went $1 billion over budget. Yes, billion. With a B.

  • News

    February 2, 2000

    Tragic Ending

    Toni Choate killed in Alaska Airlines Flight 261 crash

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    December 20, 1995
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    December 20, 1995
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    May 10, 1995
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