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  • I am heading all the way down to China Basin, because I don't see a ballpark or expensive condos, I see fields and railway yards and a small shack on the bridge called Blanches, and a burger is calling my name.

    Christopher Caen: Friday Footsteps: San Francisco Nostalgia

  • A Shot in the Dark It was very late when I returned to the China Basin marina.

    The Emerald Triangle

  • So I walked up the dock to the phone in the China Basin building and called Rick.

    The Emerald Triangle

  • When I got back to the China Basin marina, I opened the locked gate and bounced down the dock to my new home.

    The Emerald Triangle

  • It would send a stream of pot odor into the air, but with China Basin more or less devoid of life at this hour, I didn't care.

    The Emerald Triangle

  • I drove slowly up to the China Basin marina parking lot, the Lancer just burbling along at idle.

    Too Many Spies Spoil The Case

  • I really didn't need a car in the City and figured leaving the van at China Basin would confuse any pursuers.

    Too Many Spies Spoil The Case

  • The saucer would head right out over the bay at first and then make its way north along the eastern edge of the city's waterline, past China Basin and North Beach.

    A Flag Full of Stars

  • A hundred yards offshore, just out from the China Basin recycling plant, a muffled explosion roiled the calm waters.

    Delta Search

  • I idled near the China Basin drawbridge, tapping my fingers on the steering wheel.

    Till the Butchers Cut Him Down

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