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  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Contractor in Yesterday's Sea Cliff Collapse Didn't Have Proper Permit

    ​Hector Robles, the worker yesterday buried to his neck in a collapse at a Sea Cliff construction mishap is alive and recovering after a four-hour extraction. But the contractor on the project now has some explaining to do, as, according to the city's Department of Building Inspection, he did not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    Meet California's Crappiest Employees

    ​The state auditor this week released yet another edition of what could be titled "California Employees Gone Wild" -- part of a recurring series exposing the folks you pay to work on your behalf cheating, robbing, and gouging the state. It's an entertaining read; a variety of dastardly deeds are r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Score one for SOMA: Suriya Thai Migrates from the Mission

    Photo by Pengrin, via YelpSuriya Thai steak.Score one for SOMA, and zero for the Mission. Before being evicted earlier this year after nearly two decades of service, Suriya Thai was a Mission standby for authentic Thai food in a calm setting. Knowing Pi Bar (a pizza joint) is on the way in the old V ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Inside a Happy Habit: A Factory Tour of See's Candies

    Janine Kahn Our tour guide, Jim Paine."We have so much going on here that you really need to go through everything four or five times to remember it all!" warned Jim Paine, longtime production manager at See's Candies' headquarters in South San Francisco.Paine probably didn't intend  ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    Breaking: S.F. Medical Examiner Releases File for Dan Kliman Elevator Case. Ruling: Accident -- and 'Multiple Defects' Found in Fatal Elevator Door

    Dr. Dan KlimanSF Weekly has obtained a copy of the Medical Examiner's final report for Dr. Dan Kliman, the pro-Israel activist who fell to his death in an elevator shaft at 55 New Montgomery in November of last year. The ruling: Death by blunt-force trauma, accidental. Also, "multiple defects" were ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    Dan Kliman Elevator Update: Repairman Notes That, Yes, You Can Climb Out of an Elevator ...and It Can Get You Killed

    By Joe Eskenazi A veteran elevator repairman told SF Weekly several scenarios that have killed a number of his colleagues over the years are also plausible explanations as to why Dr. Dan Kliman was found dead at the bottom of an elevator shaft earlier this month. Kliman, 38, was a fiery pro-Is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008

    When's Later, Officer? Police Decide They'll Say More About Dan Kliman Elevator Case ... Sometime

    By Joe EskenaziThe San Francisco Police Department's may have called in a platoon of new investigators to probe Dan Kliman's death, but, for all we know, they brought in a troupe of Marcel Marceaus.Gone are the days when garrulous Inspector Matt Krimsky would give detailed breakdowns of the police's ... 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.

  • Calendar

    September 17, 2008
  • News

    February 5, 2003

    Fun with Pipe

    How Robin Stein, a journalistic neophyte, put excitement in her life -- and a dangerous Texas pipe manufacturer on the front page of the New York Times

  • Culture

    November 27, 2002

    Lend Me Your Ear

    Building a community in the Presidio, book by book

  • News

    June 5, 2002

    Off the Waterfront

    News media have abandoned the labor beat and missed a story of global financial import: the looming possibility of a longshoremen's strike at West Coast ports

  • News

    May 12, 1999

    Lab Rats

    UCSF's Stanley Prusiner is a Nobel laureate and superstar of medical research. But employees don't feel safe working for him.

  • News

    December 20, 1995
  • News

    October 11, 1995

    Peevish and Butt-Led

    Against the odds, a new group fights for smokers' rights

  • News

    July 19, 1995

    Getting Hep

    Hepatitis B is the Rodney Dangerfield of diseases: It just can't get respect. But it sure can kill you.

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