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U.S. Navy Capt. Stanley E. Ellexson Jr. salutes as the colors are retired during the USS San Francisco WWII Memorial Ceremony at Fort Miley on Sunday. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

USS San Francisco honored Memorial Day Weekend — and Korea, too

The dead servicemen were named and honored five at a time. Then…

 

Treasure Island. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

When visiting Treasure Island, pack a flashlight

Radiation is far from the only problem bedeviling the residents of Treasure…

 

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerFears: Treasure Island residents listen during a meeting Tuesday addressing recent reports of high levels of radiation on the former Navy base.

Residents vent over Treasure Island contamination

Treasure Island radiation levels are not known to be dangerous for those…

 

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerInvestigating: A cleanup crew tests soil at a possibly contaminated site on Treasure Island. The Navy

Contamination reports from Treasure Island spur hearing on safety

Concerns about radiological contamination at Treasure Island reverberated Tuesday at City Hall…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerInvestigating: A cleanup crew tests soil at a possibly contaminated site on Treasure Island. The Navy
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Supervisors call for hearing on reports of Treasure Island radiation threat

Newly reported cases of potential radiation on Treasure Island have raised alarm…

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The Navy will attempt to cap a toxic landfill at the Hunters Point shipyard site and build a wall to prevent leakage into the Bay. (Dan Schreiber/The Examiner)The Navy will attempt to cap a toxic landfill at the Hunters Point shipyard site and build a wall to prevent leakage into the Bay. (Dan Schreiber/The Examiner)

Toxic waste cleanup plan for San Francisco shipyard released by Navy

The Navy announced plans Thursday to cap toxins on one of the…

The Navy will attempt to cap a toxic landfill at the Hunters Point shipyard site and build a wall to prevent leakage into the Bay. (Dan Schreiber/The Examiner)The Navy will attempt to cap a toxic landfill at the Hunters Point shipyard site and build a wall to prevent leakage into the Bay. (Dan Schreiber/The Examiner)

George W. Bush on bin Laden: 'The guy is dead. That is good'

ABC News reports that former President George W. Bush revealed some of…

Treasure Island dwellers brace for change as redevelopment looms

As Treasure Island inches closer to total transformation, current residents are wondering…

Faker: Bogus disabled veteran ripped off feds to the tune of $16 million

What: A New York federal jury convicted John White of posing as…

U.S. needs to take on the pirates

Not long after achieving independence, the United States faced its first foreign…

Polluted shipyard areas planned to be built over

Building rules are being developed to protect the health of builders and…

Board to vote on purchase of Treasure Island

The Board of Supervisors will vote on a plan to buy Treasure…

Third and final Navy SEAL cleared in court martial for allegedly hitting terrorist

Associated Press: A military jury in Virginia found a Navy SEAL not…

Uniting of cultures honored

You can hardly traipse a San Francisco block without falling over a…

Stunt pilots back in the sky

Don’t be startled by the roar of engines overhead this afternoon —…