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2001 Stories by Jeremy Mullman

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  • Apples and Oranges; Water Fight

    published December 19, 2001

    Apples and Oranges When San Francisco Supervisor Gavin Newsom married lawyer Kimberly Guilfoyle recently, an event that included a ... More >>

  • A Moving Experience

    published December 12, 2001

    Sitting in the midst of her living room, 64-year-old public housing tenant Sally Lee is surrounded by stacks of bags that nearly reach her... More >>

  • Dog Bites

    published December 5, 2001

    Au Couture, Mon Frére! As much as journalists like to snicker at the end of the dot-com boom, in our more honest moments we... More >>

  • Most Sparkman invective is resereved for the Chron's touchy-feely columnists.

    published November 28, 2001

    Waffling With Authority Is it us, or has the Board of Supervisors gone soft? It's been barely a year since our current batch of... More >>

  • Will Blackouts Be Back?

    published November 14, 2001

    Remember when the scariest thing in the mail was the energy bill? Thanks in part to much-lobbied-for federal price caps, electricity prices... More >>

  • Dog Bites

    published October 24, 2001

    What Did You Sing in the War, Daddy? The folk song "We Shall Overcome" has been enjoying a bit of a revival since Sept. 11; it's... More >>

  • Rural Cleansing

    published October 3, 2001

    Leo Bergeron struts into Yreka's Greenhorn Grange Hall like he owns the room: dark-blue jeans, large white cowboy hat, enormous silver "L" belt... More >>

  • Dog Bites

    published September 12, 2001

    Dead, But Not Dead Enough We were in a pretty good mood last week. With fall fast approaching, it's a time for small thrills, tiny... More >>

  • Some People Have All the Luck

    published August 29, 2001

    On the unseasonably gorgeous afternoon of Aug. 16, San Francisco developer Michael Strausz was sitting high above home plate at Pacific Bell Park,... More >>

  • Dog Bites

    published August 29, 2001

    Overpriced Sports Star Joins Local Team Skip Bayless' farewell sports column for the Chicago Tribune began with three... More >>

  • Rikke's Angels

    published August 22, 2001

    Operation CFO Rikke Christensen's blue eyes give the cocktail party a once-over as she pours herself another glass of... More >>

  • Dog Bites

    published August 22, 2001

    If there was one thing the ongoing battle over whether to build a new power plant in southeast San Francisco didn't need, it was more combustible... More >>

  • Power Politics

    published August 1, 2001

    On Thursday, the California Energy Commission will try again to hold a public hearing on the "environmental justice" of the Mirant Co.'s proposed... More >>

  • How Legends Are Born

    published July 18, 2001

    The San Francisco Chronicle has arrived, apparently, in the circle of world-class newspapers. Just ask the folks running it. This past... More >>

  • Gray Skies

    published July 4, 2001

    Perched atop the peak it's named after, the Potrero Hill Neighborhood House is one of San Francisco's least-known architectural treasures.... More >>

  • "They're Hijacking Our Rally!"

    published July 4, 2001

    Even in this build-power-at-all-costs political environment, it's not impossible for traditionally powerless, already polluted communities like... More >>

  • The November Wild Card

    published July 4, 2001

    It's hard to predict what bearing any or all of the three public power proposals on November's ballot might have on the Potrero plant. The... More >>

  • Dragon Bites

    published June 13, 2001

    A Beautiful Day to Be Irradiated It was a warm, sunny day with a light breeze, and the view from the high ground there alongside... More >>

  • Contract Killings

    published May 30, 2001

    As California's energy crisis heads into what promises to be a brutal summer, the degree of dysfunction within the state's electricity market is... More >>

  • Dog Bites

    published May 23, 2001

    Former schools Superintendent Bill Rojas made a blustery return to San Francisco last week to appear before an obscure supervisors' committee, and... More >>

  • The Software That Wouldn't Die

    published May 16, 2001

    When we last left Sandy Rosen, in November, he was trying to explain the magnitude of the albatross the San Francisco Unified School District had... More >>

  • Dog Bites

    published May 2, 2001

    The Chronicle's editor, Phil Bronstein, has been on a drive for respect lately, judging by some of his recent pronouncements. The... More >>

  • The Return of the Screw

    published April 25, 2001

    Reporting to shareholders 10 days after putting its utility subsidiary under bankruptcy protection, PG&E said it absorbed a $4.12 billion loss... More >>

  • General Excellence

    published April 18, 2001

    It's a couple of minutes past 7 on an overcast March morning, and Zone 1 of the S.F. General emergency room is jammed. Rounds are ready to... More >>

  • Law and Order in the ER

    published April 18, 2001

    It's 3 a.m. on the lightest overnight shift anyone at the S.F. General emergency room can remember, and nurse practitioner Lucretia Bolin looks a... More >>

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