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Shoppers Make Final Purchases Before Christmas

San Francisco Cable Car Operator Hit, Critically Injured By Passing Car While Offloading Passengers

A Muni cable car operator was critically injured Monday after he was struck by a vehicle while helping passengers exit on Powell Street in the Nob Hill neighborhood.

04/06/2015

President Barack Obama walks off Air Force One as he arrives in San Francisco at the start of a four-day trip to California on February 12, 2015. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama Visiting Bay Area; Expect Traffic, Cable Car Disruptions

President Barack Obama will be in the Bay Area from Thursday evening through Saturday for a cybersecurity summit and fundraiser. Commuters and visitors to San Francisco and the Peninsula should expect traffic disruptions, including the suspension of Cable Car service.

02/12/2015

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Cable Car Accident Victim Who Sued SF Muni After Developing Nymphomania Now Subject Of Local Musical

An upcoming musical in San Francisco might have the strangest (true) back story you’ve ever heard. In the 1970s, a 29-year-old woman named Gloria Sykes sued Muni for $500,000 (roughly $3.1 million today) for a head […]

01/07/2015

Tourism Hit in Aftermath of Terror Attacks

Christmas Eve Cable Car Service Disrupted By Minor Derailment, Crash

Two San Francisco Municipal Railway cable car lines were impacted Wednesday by separate incidents involving a derailment and a minor collision, a Muni spokesman said.

12/24/2014

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Storm Shuts Down San Francisco Cable Cars, Some Bay Ferry Service

Tourists willing to brave the stormy weather in San Francisco Thursday won’t get the chance to check “ride a cable car” off their San Francisco to-do list.

12/11/2014

Tourism Hit in Aftermath of Terror Attacks

Cable Car Service In San Francisco Suspended ‘Indefinitely’ Due To Storm

Cable car service in San Francisco has been suspended indefinitely due to the severity of Tuesday’s storm, a transportation official said.

12/02/2014

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Bay Area Company Who Employed Window Washer That Survived 11-Story Drop Has Good Safety Record

A window washer who survived an 11-story fall from a building in San Francisco’s Financial District Friday morning worked for an East Bay window washing company that had not received a citation in years.

11/21/2014

Damage left on a Toyota Camry after a window washer fell from above California St. in San Francisco. (CBS)

Window Washer Survives 11-Story Fall In San Francisco’s Financial District, Passing Car Cushions Fall

A man was critically injured after falling from a building and landing onto a passing car in San Francisco’s financial district Friday morning, police said.

11/21/2014

Confetti fills the air on Market Street during the Giants parade in 2010. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Giant Jake Peavy To Turn SF Cable Car Into Bar At Alabama Home

San Francisco Giants Pitcher Jake Peavy is reportedly going to celebrate his latest World Series victory by bringing home an authentic Cable Car bus and turning it into a bar at his Alabama Plantation.

11/11/2014

A San Francisco city worker was fatally struck by a trolley while she was crossing the street near City Hall on October 23, 2014. (CBS)

San Francisco Pedestrian-Safety Advocates Call For Changes To Tour-Bus Regulations

Pedestrian safety advocates rallied in front of San Francisco City Hall on Friday to get tour-bus drivers prohibited from simultaneously acting as tour guides.

11/07/2014

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