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    September 29, 2010
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    June 3, 2009

    Muni's 'New' Notion of Selling Cable Car Sponsorships Was a Great Idea -- In 1982

    Sadly, it's too late to wheedle a cable car sponsorship out of Thelonious MonkWhen Municipal Transportation Agency director Malcolm Heinicke earlier this week proposed selling off "sponsorships" to the city's treasured cable cars as a means of making the city's ends meet, you could almost hear the r ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 3, 2004

    Doctor's Appointment

    Commemorate a Seussian century

  • News

    June 18, 2003

    The World According to Bechtel

    There are well-connected companies. Then there's Bechtel.

  • News

    June 18, 2003

    It's a Bechtel World

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

  • News

    November 21, 2001

    Crying Whale

    Environmental groups sent out a worldwide call to save the gray whale from a Mexican salt plant. They got millions of dollars and thousands of new members. But scientists found no threat to the whales.

  • News

    June 27, 2001

    Running on Empty

    Detroit automakers have spent millions attempting to unplug California's effort to put electric cars on the road. And so far, Detroit's succeeding.

  • News

    April 5, 2000
  • News

    June 14, 1995

    Ship Happens

    "Traffic," Bar Pilot Donald Hughes barks. "I need some help." The tanker Mundogas Europe has just lost her steering beneath the Golden Gate Bridge, and if the anhydrous ammonia she's carrying hits the water a toxic cloud could cloak San Francisco. A di

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