Debra J. Saunders
Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco Chronicle columnist
blog.sfgate.com — "The devil is in the metal," was one of the notable quotes from Caltrans director Malcolm Dougherty at Tuesday's state Senate Transportation and Housing Committee hearing on the Bay Bridge. The Metropolitican Transportation Commission's Steve Heminger did a good job of summing up the risk area commuters have taken ever since a chunk of the Bay Bridge fell during the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.
sfchronicle.com — Dao Guv, who as Oakland's mayor helped delay construction of the new span to win a tony, world-class design, gave the wrong answer: "(Scatological stuff) happens." The state Senate Transportation and Housing Committee held a hearing Tuesday to find out how such stuff happens.
barnesandnoble.com — Available in: NOOK Book (eBook), Paperback, Hardcover, Audiobook. In his international blockbusters The Da Vinci Code, Angels & Demons, and The Lost Symbol, Dan Brown masterfully fused history, art, codes, and symbols. In this riveting new thriller, Brown returns to
weeklystandard.com — The Washington Post editorial board is quite upset with "Republicans and conservative media obsessed" with the "phony" issue of the administration's misleading public explanation of the nature of the attacks in Benghazi. In a lengthy editorial, the Post makes a haughtier and more condescending version of a complaint we've heard from others.
sfchronicle.com — According to a recent article in the Los Angeles Times, nobody knows how to pronounce the neighborhood of Los Feliz. Longtime locals pronounce it in the Anglicized way (Los Fee-lus), while the younger generation is attempting to bring back the original Spanish pronunciation (Los Fey-lease).
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