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1999 Stories by Jack Boulware

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  • Chronicle of a Theft Foretold

    published December 22, 1999

    Let's say you still need to finish your Christmas shopping, but you're pretty much broke. You're so strapped for cash that you're actually... More >>

  • Online Pirates of the Caribbean

    published December 15, 1999

    The intermittent rains seemed fitting when the 49ers hosted the Green Bay Packers in a recent Monday night embarrassment. Cameras zooming in on... More >>

  • Angel of Theft

    published November 10, 1999

    The city was unusually hot on this sticky February night, but the crowd gathered in the opulent Hotel Monaco was cooling itself sufficiently via... More >>

  • They Make Our Heads Hurt

    published October 27, 1999

    Browse through any newsrack in San Francisco, and the new breed of high-tech business/lifestyle magazines catches your eye. These so-called Bibles... More >>

  • ¡Holy Cohiba!

    published October 6, 1999

    The luxurious Hotel Nacional overlooks the entrance to Havana Bay on the north shore of Cuba. The twin-spired landmark has hosted a formidable... More >>

  • Preaching to Their Choirs

    published September 8, 1999

    crowd bunches in front of the Hebrew Academy on 14th Avenue in anticipation of the first in a series of debates between Willie Brown and the two... More >>

  • Rock Em! Sock Em! Sue Em!

    published September 1, 1999

    Jim Smentowski waits for the guy wearing a helmet and combat fatigues to unlock the doors leading to the fighting cage. The ersatz soldier looks... More >>

  • Shut Up or Park

    published August 11, 1999

    Pick any street, road, or highway in the Bay Area, and you'll see them: cars suddenly switching lanes, whipping through stop signs, screeching to... More >>

  • The Unsinkable Ralph Henke

    published June 16, 1999

    When I was a boy I used to read all about Edison, and the Wright brothers, Mr. Ford. They were my heroes. Rags to riches. That's not just the name... More >>

  • Boob Tube

    published June 2, 1999

    Info: Boob Tube No one's watching CNET's high-tech television shows, and for good reason By Jack Boulware Sleek yet casual in a... More >>

  • The Red Menace

    published May 26, 1999

    You pace the living room, talking on a cordless and looking out plate-glass windows at the grassy slopes of Mount Tamalpais, high above Mill... More >>

  • Web Rouser

    published March 31, 1999

    Shiny cars jam the thoroughfares of Silicon Valley, as computer workers flee their cubicles for the grinding drive home. Caity McPherson whips her... More >>

  • A Night at the Webbys

    published March 24, 1999

    Tension perfumes the backstage air at the Herbst Theater. The Webby Awards draw nigh. Comedian Marc Maron sits in his dressing room, shuffling... More >>

  • The Full Monty

    published February 24, 1999

    Monty Roberts is on a roll, granting another interview to another reporter about his book, and the techniques for horse training that have made... More >>

  • Wine Brats

    published February 17, 1999

    Despite a driving rain, 50 or so healthy specimens of young professional confidently saunter into the Za Stop pizza parlor South of Market. Tables... More >>

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