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San Francisco Municipal Railway (MUNI) cable car operator Frank Ware competes during the 47th annual Cable Car Bell Ringing contest June 9, 2009 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Byron Cobb Notches 6th Win In San Francisco Cable Car Bell-Ringing Contest

Cable car gripman Byron Cobb was named the winner Thursday in San Francisco’s 52nd annual cable car bell ringing contest.

07/09/2015

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San Francisco Cable Car Operator Suffers Brain Trauma After Hit By Suspected DUI Motorcyclist

A San Francisco Muni cable car operator suffered a traumatic brain injury when he was struck by an allegedly intoxicated motorcyclist in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood Thursday night.

06/12/2015

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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

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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

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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

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