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The Muni Heritage Festival Was Rather Awesome

This weekend the SFMTA and Market Street Railway celebrated Muni history with an array of activities, not the least of which were free rides on the Blackpool “Boat Tram” between the San Francisco Railway Museum and Pier 39. I took … Continue reading

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Former Mayor Willie Brown’s New Job: Science Fiction Writer!

Some of you may have wondered where flamboyant, wealthy, and wacky former Mayor Willie Brown has been doing since he left the Mayor’s office. Well aside from being a lawyer for folks, and making the big retainers and fees, he’s … Continue reading

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Some Retro Fun

Here’s an old photo I came across the other day, and it seemed like more fun to share this than gripe about broken doors on the N and people drinking malt liquor on the steps in front of the working … Continue reading

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SF Examiner Doesn’t Forget the Past : It Doesn’t Even Know It!

This morning’s papers are full of news about our MUNI. They’re starting to do test runs of the T-Third Line, which is due to open on weekends January 2007, and for full service later in 2007. There’s the fallout from … Continue reading

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