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    Oct 6, 2009
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  • Presidio road closure causes ‘unrest’

    Supervisor Michela Alioto-Pier said a temporary closure of the Presidio Boulevard “has caused a great deal of unrest” and called for hearing Tuesday to learn about the findings of the closure.

    On Sept. 29, the boulevard was closed to vehicles between West Pacific Avenue and Simonds Loop, and Crissy Field Avenue was shut down on its one-way uphill portion.

  • City to purchase Cable Car Museum artifacts

    A long-running dispute over how to hand over a valuable collection of cable car artifacts to The City has been resolved.

    The City has reached an agreement with Friends of the Cable Car Museum Inc., which own the artifacts on display at the popular Cable Car Museum that the nonprofit group operates in the Nob Hill neighborhood.

  • Newsom Tracker: A southern sweep

    Mayor Gavin Newsom is going to spend a good portion of today in southern sections of The City.

    At 11 a.m., the mayor will appear at a dedication ceremony for the new First Tee Grounds at Visitacion Valley Middle School. At 1 p.m., he will zoom to City College to launch a pilot program benefitting impoverished families.

  • Zito lights up more than the opposition

    Barry Zito, a pitcher for the San Francisco Giants, helped launch the 20th annual Macy’s Christmas Tree Lighting on Tuesday in an event benefiting UCSF Children’s Hospital. The official tree lighting takes place at 6 p.m. the day after Thanksgiving, Nov. 27, in Union Square.

  • Water main ruptures in Noe Valley

    San Francisco Public Utilities Commission crews responded to a water main break in Noe Valley Wednesday afternoon, a utility spokesman said.

    A 12-inch water main began leaking water into the roadway in the area of 24th and Douglass streets at about 3:20 p.m., SFPUC spokesman Tony Winnicker said. The main was shut off and by 3:50 p.m. most of the water had drained out of the street.

  • 26-year-old man led off and shot with a shotgun

    Police are searching for as many as five suspects that shot a 26-year-old Redwood City man with a shotgun Tuesday night, according to police.

    Officers responded to a 911 call reporting a shooting in the 700 block of Cedar Street at around 8:15 p.m., according to the Redwood City Police Department.

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  • Good day: Oct. 7, 2009

    Who’s in town

    Robert S. Mueller III, director of the FBI, discusses cyber threats to national security and what his agency is doing to combat diverse dangers. [Noon, Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]


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