Tony HallUnions representing San Francisco's police officers and firefighters have barred former city Supervisor Tony Hall from participating in a debate among mayoral candidates slated for tomorrow, citing in part Hall's aggressive stance on reforming municipal workers' pension and healthcare pa ... More >>
"Don't call it a comebaaaack." The Chronicle's pop culture writer, Peter Hartlaub, did an amusing piece the other day about memorable movie taglines. Perhaps the most enduring -- and irritating -- tagline Hartlaub wrote about is from the 1986 sequel to Poltergeist. You all know it: "They're b ... More >>
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