John King

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    Twitter Fetishists Can't be Stopped

    The horrific heaps of misinformation that spewed from Twitter and other social media services during the Boston Marathon bombing saga haven't slowed down the Twitter fetishists. If anything, they've doubled down. For some reason, these people believe that Twitter represents some kind of earth-shat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    Ideal Location Found For Itinerant Fisher Collection -- At Its Current Gap, Inc. Site

    Don't scream -- there's a perfectly sound place to put all Don Fisher's art: Where it already is.Kudos to the Chronicle's John King for today's scoop on Donald Fisher's decision to abandon his contentious plan to house his modern art collection at the Presidio National Park. "Doris and I will take s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Chief Netherlands Architect Is Sorely Mistaken About Mission Bay

    In yesterday's Chronicle, reporter John King relayed the musings of Liesbeth van der Pohl, the chief government architect of the Netherlands, on certain sites in San Francisco. She liked the Painted Ladies. She liked the De Young. And she liked...Mission Bay!?! "It's a very nice atmos ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    December 28, 2005
  • News

    August 21, 2002

    Papered Over

    The Chronicle turns its back on the people of Bayview-Hunters Point

  • Music

    July 25, 2001

    Change of Heart

    M. Ward's new album is damn fine folk -- from a guy who used to ignore folk music

  • News

    October 25, 2000

    The Affordable Housing Disaster

    How a cozy alliance of government bureaucrats and nonprofit developers spends tens of millions of dollars building almost no housing for the poor

  • Calendar

    June 17, 1998
  • News

    May 6, 1998

    Downtown's Fairy Godmother

    Doris Ward, San Francisco's assessor, is tossing around commercial tax breaks as if they were fairy dust. It's costing the city at least $100 million a year.

  • Calendar

    July 9, 1997
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    April 16, 1997
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    January 10, 1996
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    June 28, 1995
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