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Tad Tadesse and his service dog, Rosie, pose for a portrait Monday, October 31, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Man says he and service dog are frequently kicked off Muni

Tad Tadesse and his service dog Rosie, a pit bull, skyrocketed to…

 

From left, Trini Whittaker, Joseph Sue, Byron Cobb, Ignacio Sandoval, Singh Rai, Cassandra Griffin and Leonard Oats are the 2016 cable car bell-ringing finalists. (Courtesy SFMTA)

First female competitor to join in cable car bell-ringing contest

For 52 years, San Francisco’s historic cable car bells have musically rung…

 

Leonard Oats, a cable car operator of 16 years, raises his trophy after being named the 2016 Bell Ringing World Champion. The competition was hosted in Union Square in San Francisco, Calif. on Thursday, July 7, 2016. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner).

World champion cable car bell-ringer crowned in SF

Leonard Oats wowed the crowd with a bell-ringing rendition of Michael Jackson's…

 

Willie Mays salutes the crowd after it sang “Happy Birthday” to the Hall of Famer at AT&T Park on his 81st birthday. (SEzra Shaw/Getty Images 2012)

Cable car to be dedicated to Willie Mays

San Francisco will celebrate the 85th birthday of baseball great Willie Mays…

Willie Mays salutes the crowd after it sang “Happy Birthday” to the Hall of Famer at AT&T Park on his 81st birthday. (SEzra Shaw/Getty Images 2012)

Man hospitalized after fall from cable car

A man was taken to a hospital Saturday afternoon after falling from…

SF cable car operator injured in June crash dies

SF cable car operator injured in June crash dies

A cable car operator, Reynaldo Abraham "Avy" Morante, died this morning, according…

SF cable car operator injured in June crash dies
Cable car drivers working at the turnaround on Powell and Market Streets in San Francisco. July 20, 2015. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)

Picture Box: Cable Cars

Cable car conductors and grip men working at the Powell and Market Streets…

Cable car drivers working at the turnaround on Powell and Market Streets in San Francisco. July 20, 2015. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)
Lil Miss Hot Mess competes in the amateur division of the 52nd Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest at Union Square on Thursday, July 9, 2015. (Michael Ares/Speical to the S.F. Examiner)

2015 Cable Car bell ringing contest

Hundreds of people gather at Union Square for the 52nd Cable Car…

Lil Miss Hot Mess competes in the amateur division of the 52nd Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest at Union Square on Thursday, July 9, 2015. (Michael Ares/Speical to the S.F. Examiner)

Cable car breakdown and other Muni malfunctions affect Tuesday commute

With drizzly conditions this morning, commuters are advised to take extra time…

AP file photoA woman was robbed of her cellphone as she was waiting for a cable car on Wednesday. Police arrested a suspect and she was able to retrieve her phone.

Woman waiting for cable car robbed of cellphone

View Larger Map A woman was robbed of her cellphone while she…

AP file photoA woman was robbed of her cellphone as she was waiting for a cable car on Wednesday. Police arrested a suspect and she was able to retrieve her phone.
(S.F. Examiner file photo)

Person injured after cable car collides with vehicle

One person was injured when a cable car ran into a car…

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AP file photoA woman was robbed of her cellphone as she was waiting for a cable car on Wednesday. Police arrested a suspect and she was able to retrieve her phone.

California cable car line out of service for the night

The California Street cable car line has been shut down for the…

AP file photoA woman was robbed of her cellphone as she was waiting for a cable car on Wednesday. Police arrested a suspect and she was able to retrieve her phone.

Vehicle rear-ends cable car near Union Square

A vehicle rear-ended a San Francisco Municipal Railway cable car near Union…

Ding-dong. Who’s there? The cable car ringing contest

Two years shy of its golden year, Muni’s moving monuments will clamor…

Operator injured after cable car derails

A cable car driver was taken to the hospital Thursday with non-life-threatening…

Two cable car lines out of service

Separate mechanical problems afflicted two of San Francisco’s three historic cable car…