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2007 Stories by Martin Kuz

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  • Convicted Embezzler Linda Simwa Cons SF Symphony, UCSF

    published November 14, 2007

    Nobody tells the whole truth on his or her résumé. Eager to land a new job, who among us hasn't omitted a firing here or a... More >>

  • Court Coverage

    published September 5, 2007

    The Chronicle has dispatched sports columnist Bruce Jenkins to New York this week to cover the U.S. Open. That gives the newspaper a... More >>

  • The War On Gangs

    published August 22, 2007

    A police car rolls down Oakdale Avenue past a public housing complex as worn and ashen as a Dust Bowl barn. Broom still in hand, Tau Calo has... More >>

  • Albert's End

    published August 1, 2007

    The clock continues to tick down on Laura Albert's 30 minutes of fame — that's 15 for her, 15 for her man-boy alter ego, JT LeRoy. But while... More >>

  • Attorney Privilege

    published July 18, 2007

    Paul Weakland needed a lawyer. His girlfriend had obtained a restraining order against him after they quarreled. In Weakland's telling, upset over... More >>

  • Lawyers Behaving Badly

    published July 18, 2007

    Attorneys presumably realize better than most the hazards of breaking the law. Yet over the last three years, at least two dozen Bay Area lawyers... More >>

  • Grave Injustice

    published June 27, 2007

    This month's release of O'Millian's Dream, the debut disc of Max "Madd Maxx" Chenier, marks a high point in the local rapper's young... More >>

  • Take the Money and Run

    published May 30, 2007

    Atop one of the tallest points in Tiburon stands a house that could be dubbed Hearst Castle North. Slender stone columns guard the front door of... More >>

  • Avoid the Noyes

    published May 9, 2007

    KGO-TV's Dan Noyes has made a name for himself in this town by hounding Mayor Gavin Newsom. But it turns out that Noyes has his own antagonists. ... More >>

  • Model Minority: Smokers

    published May 9, 2007

    You think it's hard out here for a pimp? Sheeit, bro. Try hawking cigars sometime. You'll go back to pimping faster than Don Imus can say... More >>

  • Boomtastrophe

    published May 2, 2007

    Noted philosopher and Spinal Tap frontman David St. Hubbins once observed that only a fine line exists between clever and stupid. So it is with... More >>

  • Invisible Man

    published March 28, 2007

    The conversation with David Margolis proved ever so brief. SF Weekly called the associate deputy attorney general last fall at his office... More >>

  • Fair and Balanced — Almost

    published March 28, 2007

    Let's face it: The media stand about even with pederasts and Peter Ragone on the Public Trust-o-Meter, with readers seeing an agenda behind every... More >>

  • Full Nelson

    published March 14, 2007

    The office of the coach with the second-most wins in NBA history smells like dog. The musky bouquet rises off Lucky, a Jack Russell terrier mix... More >>

  • Must Work for Free

    published February 28, 2007

    San Francisco serves as the Bay Area's lifestyle bible for senior executives and trophy wives. Each issue of the monthly magazine seduces... More >>

  • Blood Money

    published February 14, 2007

    During the shit storm sometimes referred to as World War II, Franklin Roosevelt chided those who might seek to cash in on the carnage. "I don't... More >>

  • Pay to Play

    published February 7, 2007

    The black BMW knifed south on Interstate 5 toward a destination both known and unknown to Daniel David. As a simple matter of geography, he... More >>

  • Free at Last

    published January 24, 2007

    Blogger Josh Wolf has earned status as a living First Amendment martyr by cooling his sideburns in a federal prison for the past six months. His... More >>

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