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Is Mayor Ed Lee hoping Lou Giraudo can bake a better CPMC deal on Cathedral Hill?
San Francisco Business Times

For reasons I’ll never understand, my Mom was always a fan of the Richard Harris song “Macarthur Park,” which has some of the weirder lyrics of all time. To whit: “Someone left the cake out in the rain. I don’t think that I can take it ‘Cause it took so long to bake it And I’ll never have that recipe again, oh no.” The half-baked mess at City Hall, where California Pacific Medical Center’s proposal for two new seismically upgraded hospitals and $2.5 billion in construction work appears to be dying a slow death — unless it gets new life right quick — reminds me of that odd song and its bizarre lyrics.