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  San Francisco Chronicle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The San Francisco Chronicle, the self-described "Voice of the West," is Northern California's largest newspaper.
At one time the Chronicle's competitor, The Examiner, made San Francisco a "two paper" town, even though both papers were printed and distributed by the same company.
As of 2005 the publisher of the Chronicle is Frank J. Vega, the executive vice president and editor is Phil Bronstein, and the vice president and managing editor is Robert Rosenthal.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/San_Francisco_Chronicle   (237 words)

 San Francisco Examiner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The San Francisco Examiner is a daily newspaper in San Francisco, California, where it has been published continuously since 1865, beginning with the name The Daily Examiner.
After the great earthquake and fire of 1906 destroyed much of San Franciso, the San Francisco Examiner and its rivals, the San Francisco Chronicle and the San Francisco Call brought out a joint edition.
For 35 years starting in 1965 the San Francisco Chronicle and Examiner operated under a Joint Operating Agreement whereby the Chronicle published a morning paper and the Examiner published in the afternoon.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/San_Francisco_Examiner   (356 words)

 Sale of the San Francisco Chronicle - 1999
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 6, 1999 — The Hearst Corporation and The Chronicle Publishing Company jointly announced today that agreement had been reached for the acquisition by Hearst of the San Francisco Chronicle, a morning newspaper published and distributed in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The parties noted that the San Francisco JOA is the 12th of these arrangements to be terminated in the last 15 years.
The San Francisco Chronicle, with a circulation of 482,268 daily, is the largest newspaper in northern California and the second largest on the West Coast.
www.sfmuseum.org /hist10/chronsale.html   (789 words)

 ASNE - San Francisco Chronicle: Ethical News Gathering
All language and ideas, research findings and images presented in The Chronicle should be the original work of the writer or artist or be attributed to an original source.
This policy was developed with the help of many Chronicle staff members, many major newspapers and a few journalism organizations.
Many Chronicle staffers provided critiques of draft policies, and a good number of their suggestions have been included.
www.asne.org /ideas/codes/sanfranciscochronicle.htm   (1827 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The coastline and San Francisco enjoy clear weather, which continues for a few days until the valley heats up again, once more attracting the wind and fog.
Satellite observations, greater knowledge of ocean currents and new techniques of computer modeling have demonstrated that although the fog penetration is related to the alternate heating and cooling of the valley, it is also influenced by much larger forces in the global weather picture.
San Francisco Bay is the only sea-level break in the California Coast Range, permitting the coastal fog to move entirely through and into the Central Valley.
www.flyingfog.net /public/fogpix/ff.htm   (2029 words)

 San Francisco News.Net
San Francisco' s widest street, Van Ness Avenue, runs straight down the middle of Civic Center, a Beaux Arts architectural wonder where The City's symphony, opera and ballet dazzle audiences.
San Francisco - A 9-year-old boy swam the precarious waters between Alcatraz island and the San Francisco shoreline Monday, raising $30,000 in donations...
San Francisco News.Net is part of an international network of news sites, dedicated to the major regions, countries and cities of the world.
sanfrancisconews.net   (870 words)

 SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE PODCAST   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
San Francisco Chronicle technology editor Marcus Chan talks with reporter Benjamin Pimentel about the newspaper's hourlong discussion with Scott McNealy, the CEO of Sun Microsystems.
San Francisco Chronicle columnist Debra Saunders says to not be fooled by the slick propaganda of PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
San Francisco Chronicle columnist Debra Saunders comments on the Supreme Court ruling that upheld the federal government's authority to prosecute medical-marijuana users, despite California's and 10 other states' medical-marijuana laws.
sfchroniclebiz.blogspot.com   (1232 words)

 San Francisco Chronicle
The San Francisco Chronicle, Northern California’s largest circulation newspaper, was founded in 1865 and acquired by The Hearst Corporation in 2000.
The Chronicle serves a large region that includes San Francisco, the Silicon Valley, the eastern Bay Area and north to the Napa Valley and beyond.
The Chronicle is offers a variety of editorial and advertising products that meet the many needs of this vibrant and growing area.
www.hearstcorp.com /newspapers/property/news_daily_sanfran.html   (88 words)

 San Francisco Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund with KPIX 5-TV and SFGate.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Funds are distributed throughout the year and all expenses are covered by the San Francisco Chronicle and its partners.
The Chronicle's Season of Sharing Fund is the Bay Area's largest private source of direct aid for people in need of emergency financial assistance.
Unlike other organizations that provide relief for an indefinite period of time, The Chronicle's Season of Sharing Fund is designed to keep people on their feet with a one-time grant.
www.seasonofsharing.org   (887 words)

 San Francisco Chronicle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
While many pot club operators and medical marijuana users in San Francisco agree the city needs regulations, the record-keeping issue most certainly will be raised today when a Board of Supervisors committee meets for the first time to explore marijuana regulations.
Reuter said San Francisco will be entering what he calls the “netherworld” of creating rules for an illegal substance.
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom last week proposed a number of regulations he would like the Board of Supervisors to impose on medical marijuana clubs in the city, which now number 43.
www.marijuana.org /SFchronicle4-25-05.htm   (983 words)

 San Francisco Reading List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Intelligent, thorough and sympathetic exploration of four of the odder corners of American culture, including San Francisco's Castro district, the Rajneeshi community of Oregon, and TV evangelism.
Photo-filled history of San Francisco's psychedelic heroes from their early days in the Haight to their present near-divine stature, by one of the authors of this guide.
A walk through the San Francisco neighbourhoods associated with authors who have lived in and written about the city.
www.uni-mannheim.de /users/bibsplit/anglistik/san_bks.html   (1560 words)

 San Francisco Chronicle, Oct. 2, 2000
Almost the only physical evidence he left were 21 letters to The Chronicle and other newspapers, filled with misspellings, most of them opening with the phrase ``This is the Zodiac speaking'' and signed with a cross within a circle.
In a conversation with The Chronicle, the man identified by Rodelli as the suspect laughed loudly and shook his head when told that the Napa County Sheriff's Office had been checking his fingerprints.
July 31, 1969: The Chronicle, the San Francisco Examiner and the Vallejo Times-Herald each receive a copy of a poorly spelled letter, signed only with a simple crossed- circle design, in which the author takes responsibility for the July 5 shootings and includes a portion of a cipher.
www.zodiackiller.com /SFChronicleArticle.html   (1924 words)

 California State Library - Genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Some name indexing for Sacramento County for 1867 and 1872 (see details in section 7d) and San Francisco for 1866 and 1888 to 1904 (circulating microfilm copies available on inter-library loan).
California newspapers from 1846 to the present, including long runs of at least one title from each county.  A large portion of the collection is available on microfilm and may be borrowed through interlibrary loan.
The California State Archives, a division of the Secretary of State's Office has an extensive collection of records from the agencies of State government.  Information on individuals may be found in these records.  The State Archives collection is located at 1020 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814.
www.library.ca.gov /html/genealogy.cfm   (3313 words)

 A San Francisco Music Chronicle: Jefferson Starship
Although some of the San Francisco bands would eventually be influenced by Cream and the Jimi Hendrix Experience, it was in 1966, before the release of Hendrix's debut Are You Experienced, that the stirring of a community-wide improvisational base was beginning to out-distance the tentative experiments of other quasi-improvisational rock/blues bands (i.e.
The sounds of San Francisco weren't easily emulated because improvisation takes musicians to places which are unreplicable except in a self-conscious, obviously imitative, manner.
For those of us who have crossed paths with the band on their long journey, and, who for part of the way took the same road, these are aesthetic ties that bind.
www.crecon.com /davidwomack/starship.html   (2700 words)

 San Francisco schools chief accepts teaching post at Columbia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
San Francisco School Superintendent Arlene Ackerman, who announced her resignation last month, has accepted a teaching post at Columbia University's Teaching College.
During her five-year tenure in San Francisco, Ackerman has been praised for helping boost test scores, addressing the achievement of minority students and improving the reputation of the public schools in a city where more than one-third of all families send their children to private school.
Ackerman, who also is working on a book with five other urban superintendents about their personal experiences on the job, said she was excited that teaching at Columbia would allow her to continue her push for reform in urban schools.
sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2005/10/14/state/n222904D89.DTL   (353 words)

 California Cemeteries
Most people buried "in San Francisco" are actually buried in Colma or San Bruno, both of which are in San Mateo County.
San Francisco banned cemeteries in the early 1900s, and most cemeteries in the city were moved out at that time.
San Francisco Chronicle(c) Article 5/13/2001 on this former cemetery which was 'supposedly' moved in 1870 to make room for City Hall
www.rootsweb.com /%7Ecemetery/california/sanfrancisco.html   (229 words)

 San Francisco History by Subject - Museum of the City of San Francisco
San Francisco’s Response to the Oakland Firestorm – 1991
“San Francisco at Statehood” – 1850 by Katherine H.
San Francisco at Statehood – 1850 by Katherine H. Chandler
www.sfmuseum.org /hist1/index0.1.html   (1150 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
San Francisco, Calif. (USA) -- When Charles Darwin proposed the crowning scientific theory of the 19th century, a wide public understood enough of it to passionately debate evolution and natural selection.
So in various disciplines loosely grouped as mind sciences, some scientists were eager to experiment with more advanced meditation subjects, and they were ready to hear different points of view.
Several attractive and carefully edited books chronicle this unique journey, though each is also self-contained.
www.buddhistnews.tv /current/dl-mind-120404.php   (1023 words)

 San Francisco Chronicle - Sponsored Events and Community Projects
The Chronicle sponsors dozens of community events throughout the Bay Area, bringing entertainment, sports and arts events to millions of people.
Named Best SF Lit Scene by San Francisco magazine, this annual literary festival runs from October 7-15, 2005 and opens with a tribute to the 50th anniversary of Howl.
SFJAZZ continues to challenge tradition and expand its horizons this fall as the 23rd annual San Francisco Jazz Festival takes flight on Wednesday, October 19 with a special show dedicated to the musicians of New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, starring NEA Jazz Master Abbey Lincoln.
www.chronicleevents.com   (471 words)

 Opinion | San Francisco Bay Guardian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Since so much is at stake, the NRA, other pro-gun groups, and their savvy media machine will stop at nothing to prevent San Francisco from voting to make our communities safer, and local media coverage hasn't helped.
Recently in the San Francisco Chronicle, NRA attorney Chuck Michel said, "We're already in the process of putting together the petition for an injunction to try to keep it off the ballot." The NRA wants to silence San Francisco, but we're ready to speak up.
We'll only win when you join us in a groundbreaking campaign of hope to make San Francisco safer, by going to www.stophandguns.com or calling the campaign at (415) 440-8903.
www.sfbg.com /39/15/x_oped.html   (641 words)

 San Francisco Chronicle
Scher's wife, Lori, took a nursing job in San Francisco, and Scher says he and Chien "didn't know where the company was going to go.
After moving to San Francisco, he began gathering accounts through trade shows such as the annual Fancy Food Shows in San Francisco and New York.
While living in San Francisco, he managed the Greek Theater at UC Berkeley and, upon moving to Santa Cruz in 1988, he managed the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium for 10 years before working on Soy Vay full time.
www.soyvay.com /Chronicle.html   (1108 words)

 San Francisco Newspaper Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
San Francisco Newspapers Index is made up of three interfiled indexes:
San Francisco Examiner, Sept. 1, 1913-Sept. 23, 1928.
San Francisco Chronicle, Sept. 1, 1913-Dec. 31, 1949.
homepages.rootsweb.com /~yvonne/NORCAL%20index/sfnewsp.html   (90 words)

 Levi's to Close Last U.S. Plants for Cheaper Labor Overseas
The layoffs, combined with 650 planned U.S. and European job cuts announced earlier this month - roughly half of which are expected to come from Levi's San Francisco headquarters -- will trim the company's worldwide workforce by about 21 percent.
Last year, in a move symbolic of that trend, Levi's closed its landmark Valencia Street plant in San Francisco, which had been open since 1906.
In San Antonio, where Levi's has had sewing operations for 25 years, workers were dismayed.
www.commondreams.org /headlines03/0926-03.htm   (1229 words)

 San Francisco Chronicle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
ACT UP San Francisco bought ads in Roll Call, the Capitol Hill newspaper, calling on Congress to cut the Ryan White Care Act, which is the largest source of federal funds for essential drugs, health and support services for Americans living with HIV and their families.
Beginning today, we are launching a campaign to hold ACT UP San Francisco accountable for their violence and dangerous lies.
We appreciate the diversity for which San Francisco is lauded, including the diversity of opinion.
www.marijuana.org /SFChron9-21-2000.htm   (801 words)

 The San Francisco Chronicle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
State officials have accused a former Santa Clara County chief medical examiner of botching a 1995 autopsy that was later used as evidence in a failed murder prosecution of the woman's husband.
A judge initially dismissed the suit, but Galbraith appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals in San Francisco, where it is pending.
Galbraith's family took the board's accusation that Ozoa's work was an "extreme departure from the standard of care," as a vindication of their long-held beliefs.
www.law-forensic.com /cfr_galbraith_1.htm   (496 words)

 Online NewsHour: California in Context -- October 8, 2003
Conversation with columnists Debra Saunders of the San Francisco Chronicle and Robert Scheer of the Los Angeles Times.
San Francisco, for an example, voted 80 percent no on the recall.
We in San Francisco under my leadership produces a climate and environment in which people love to invest, real estate values are going up every day.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/politics/july-dec03/recall_10-08.html   (1763 words)

 AEGiS-SC: 'Queer as Folk' actor Hal Sparks to join Sunday's AIDS Walk
AIDS Walk San Francisco, now in its 17th iteration, has become as much a San Francisco institution as the Bay to Breakers race and Willie Brown's fedoras.
In San Francisco County (including the city), Norton says, those hardest hit by the epidemic continue to be gay men (including young gay men of color), injection drug users and women of color.
Reproduction of this article (other than one copy for personal reference) must be cleared through the San Francisco Chronicle, Permissions Desk, 901 Mission Street, San Franciso, CA 94103.
www.aegis.com /news/sc/2003/SC030710.html   (760 words)

 SF Gate: News and Information for the San Francisco Bay Area
Rising 32 stories from the corner of 5th and Howard, the new InterContinental (above, in a rendering) will be the largest hotel built in San Francisco in 20 years.
Construction is expected to begin by the end of the year.
Follow Chronicle Outdoors writer Paul McHugh on a 400-mile kayak trip down the California coast.
www.sfgate.com   (416 words)

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