Potential cost overruns have surfaced less than two months after Muni’s Central Subway extraction project in North Beach was approved, although the agency expressed confidence it would be able to stay on budget. Read More
“It is time for San Francisco to act on CEQA reform,” Opinion, Thursday Read More
A man’s “gang” tattoos reportedly sparked a shooting inside a Muni bus that injured two people on Easter Sunday, police said Wednesday. Read More
A shocking shooting inside a Muni bus on Easter wounded two people, police said, after a bullet that went straight through a man’s thigh struck a woman in the abdomen.
Muni spokesman Paul Rose said he did not know if such an incident had ever occurred on the transit system before, and that 40 to 50 riders were on the bus at the time of the shooting. Read More
Several of Muni’s historic streetcars are in line for a much-needed rehabilitation.
Sixteen of the vehicles, which make up Muni’s popular F-Market line, have been in service since 1993 and are nearing the end of their useful life. These particular vehicles are called Presidents Conference Committee streetcars and are in use 21 hours a day, 365 days a year, according to the agency. Read More
“San Francisco Symphony cancels East Coast tour amid ongoing musicians’ strike,” Local News,
Raises for symphony would price fans out
The San Francisco Symphony Orchestra musicians make wonderful music, but I don’t think the strike seems like such a good idea. Read More
Central to Nathan Lean’s claim that our American Freedom Defense Initiative ads spread “hate” is his charge that the ads “suggest collective guilt on the part of the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims for acts of terrorism.” Yet nowhere do our ads suggest any such thing. Instead, they highlight real hatred and incitement to violence from influential Muslim leaders and spokesmen. Muslims and non-Muslims who abhor and oppose that hatred and incitement should be standing with us, not condemning us. Read More
An intoxicated young man who had blocked the path of a Muni bus by standing in front of it during a recent morning commute might have egged a woman minutes earlier.
About 6:55 a.m. Monday, police were called about a man preventing a bus’s movement at 33rd Avenue and Clement Street in the Outer Richmond district. Officers reportedly arrived to find two men in their late teens helping their highly intoxicated friend who was about the same age get off the street. Read More
A massive man who failed to push his way into a packed Muni bus in the Excelsior district last weekend reportedly punched and strangled a 15-year-old girl and also hit her mother.
As of Wednesday, police were still hunting for the pushy thug who launched the shocking attack on the teenager at Mission Street and Onondaga Avenue, about two blocks from Balboa High School. Read More
If not careful, you may be met eye to eye with the world’s most notorious terrorist, Osama bin Laden, while waiting for one of San Francisco’s Muni buses. The Muslim monster was not resurrected, but his face, along with an ominous quote of violence, is part of a citywide ad campaign taking aim at the term “jihad.” Read More