Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Obama Girls ride the cable car in San Francisco

I know they had a grand time. Riding the cable cars is a memory that remains from my time in San Francisco. One of our treasured cities.

The daughters of President Barack Obama have helped inaugurate something new in San Francisco.

While their mom, Michelle Obama, was helping volunteers build a school playground Monday, Malia and Sasha Obama were among the first passengers on a new cable car making its maiden runs in the city.

Metropolitan Transportation Agency chief Nathaniel Ford escorted the girls and their grandmother, Marian Robinson. They rode from Nob Hill to Lombard Street, billed as the "Crookedest Street in the World."

Ford says he's honored that the girls rode along. read more here....

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