A federally mandated reprogramming of radio frequencies used by police and firefighters in San Francisco is threatened by delays and extra costs that could impact “the safety and security of residents,” according to a recent contract waiver sent out for work on the project.
The successor to departing Muni chief Nathaniel Ford will almost certainly be a local hire, and there is a chance the agency’s next executive director will no longer be The City’s highest-paid employee.
In high school baseball, the most valuable players on any given team are those who are as effective on the mound as they are at the plate. No other player exemplified that combination, at the highest level of play, like Sacred Heart Cathedral’s Chris Miguel. That’s why he’s the San Francisco Examiner and SanFranPreps.com Player of the Year.
McLeod Bethel-Thompson has made his way back to the Bay Area this year after winning a roster spot on the Arena Football League’s San Jose SaberCats. It’s been quite the journey for Bethel-Thompson, as he’s bounced around California before finally landing the backup gig behind veteran quarterback Mark Grieb.
What do you think Tiger Woods was doing Thursday? Possibly watching the U.S. Open as many others were, knowing he should have been playing, and would have been playing, were it not for that knee injury?
The Hugo Hotel — and its trademark furniture art installation of furniture on the side of the building, “Defenestration” — is near the end of its quirky existence.
Watergate clichés though they are, two questions beg to be asked about the exploding Fast and Furious scandal at the U.S. Department of Justice: What did Attorney General Eric Holder know and when did he know it concerning the underlying concept, operational protocols and legal status of the Operation Fast and Furious program in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms?
School’s out. No matter how old you are, those words still have the power to evoke some powerful feelings and memories, don’t they? Summer stretched ahead — an endless blank canvas and you were going to create a masterpiece of fun for the next three months. It was like recess, but it lasted a lot longer.
Struggling to explain the nation’s weak economic performance in an interview for NBC’s “Today Show,” President Barack Obama said there were “structural issues with the economy … You see it when you go to a bank. You use the ATM, you don’t go to a bank teller.”
‘A prominent Washington journalist once told me that [ex-Sen. Gary] Hart, after a couple of drinks on an airplane … described his own fall in 1987 as a conspiracy of power elites,” David Remnick wrote in a profile of the one-time presidential candidate, “the military establishment, the energy industry … all the institutions he planned to reform.”