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Mouse Infestation Shuts Down SF Chinatown Bakery and Walgreens

An infestation of mice forced a bakery and a Walgreens store in Chinatown to shut down on Friday, said officials with the San Francisco Department of Public Health.

04/11/2014

Construction on the Central Subway Tunnel in San Francisco. (Photo by Anna Duckworth)

Tour Construction Inside San Francisco’s Central Subway Tunnel

KCBS’s Anna Duckworth took a tour of the tunneling taking place under San Francisco for the Central Subway project.

03/08/2014

San Francisco Central Subway

SF’s Central Subway Construction Halted For Some Holiday Shoppers

The streets around San Francisco’s bustling Union Square are back in order after a temporary construction moratorium on the Central Subway Project was called for holiday shoppers. Critics say that consideration wasn’t extended to North Beach and Chinatown.

12/02/2013

Artist rendering of the Chinatown subway station indicating stair/escalator and elevator access. (SFMTA)

Central Subway Tunnel Machine To Begin Digging Under Market Street

A tunnel-boring machine that has been slowly carving out the path for San Francisco’s new Central Subway system will pass under Market Street next week and could cause BART delays, Municipal Transportation Agency officials said.

11/21/2013

Passengers board a Muni bus along Market Street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Board of Supes Addresses Muni’s Challenges of Projected Population Growth

San Francisco Municipal Railway has a long way to go to meet the transportation needs of the future, according to population growth projections presented at Monday’s Board of Supervisors hearing.

07/23/2013

San Francisco Central Subway

Tunneling Work Set To Begin On San Francisco’s Central Subway Project

Tunneling work for the Central Subway project in San Francisco is set to begin in the coming weeks, with the underground work beginning at 4th and Harrison streets.

05/30/2013

Artist rendering of the Chinatown subway station indicating stair/escalator and elevator access. (SFMTA)

Fate Of Central Subway Excavation Machines Stirs SF North Beach Debate

The question of what to do with two huge tunnel boring machines that will dig the hole for the Central Subway project in San Francisco is generating more controversy.

04/18/2013

Artist rendering of San Francisco Chinatown Central Subway station. (SFMTA)

SF Receives $942M For Central Subway Amid Lawsuit By Opponents

Local and federal officials were set to make a major funding announcement for San Francisco’s Central Subway project Thursday, one day after a group opposing the project filed a lawsuit seeking to halt construction.

10/11/2012

San Francisco Central Subway

SF Central Subway Foes May Sue After Union Square Plans Approved

While city officials approved plans for a Union Square station on the Central Subway, opponents said they could file lawsuits to put the brakes on the project with the hope of derailing it entirely.

09/21/2012

A pedestrian carries shopping bags as he walks through Union Square in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Years Of Street Closures Begin Near SF Union Square Construction

Most would agree that navigating San Francisco’s busy Union Square has always been a challenge – but it is about to get much worse, with some major work beginning Monday morning.

07/30/2012

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