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 >>
Commemorate a Seussian century
There are well-connected companies. Then there's Bechtel.
Think that a $680 million Iraq contract is a big deal? You don't know Bechtel.
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.
Detroit automakers have spent millions attempting to unplug California's effort to put electric cars on the road. And so far, Detroit's succeeding.
"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