June 7, 2072 (AP), Northern California Association of City States:
Reflecting coastal erosion due to the accelerated disintegration of the East Antarctic ice cap, the NCCS (Northern California Coast Survey) has released a higher resolution topographic map of the San Francisco Archipelago, showing the 200 foot sea level rise compared to the 2012 sea level datum.
This week’s headlines in SFCurbistGate:
*A new study has revealed that the on-time statistics for Muni’s fleet of sea buses have been exaggerated since 2064 — average speed is 20 mph, not 20 knots.
*Bernal Isle residents bemoan the design of the Cortland-Chernery street bridge, and worry that the influx of new visitors will threaten the “unique” character of the island.
*Debate over where to build new container port continues — Geneva/Muni Yards or Divisidero Harbor?
*The Board of Supervisors agreed to extend Twitter’s tax break if they build their new 110 storey corporate headquarters on the disadvantaged Nob Island.
*Sea trials of the NCSS Ed Lee continue out of the Presidio Sub Base. The first of the Sutro-class of algae-diesel attack subs is expected to neutralize the southern incursions of the Vancouver Island-Cascadia Alliance and contain the Orange County drone fleet to Port Fullerton.
*New legislation lifting restrictions on taco boats is expected to be approved by sailing season.