George Christopher

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    'Mayor Mustache' In San Francisco?

    Is Ed Lee a whisker away from making history? ​First Mayor With Facial Hair Since 1944? When Mayor Gavin Newsom suggested his successor during the San Francisco Giants World Series parade, he borrowed one of the team's catchphrases: "Fear the beard." Tightly wound progressives at the time thought ... More >>

  • News

    December 16, 2009

    The Worst-Run Big City in the U.S.

    Spend more. Get less. We're the city that knows how.

  • News

    April 18, 2001

    Tales of the North Pacific

    What a 62-year-old man can teach shellshocked dot-commers as he sails from Osaka to San Francisco. Alone. Again.

  • Calendar

    March 25, 1998
  • News

    October 18, 1995

    The Last Seduction

    Spurned by term limitations, Willie Brown turns his political affections on San Francisco. But how long will our small-town ways hold his fancy?

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