Subject:

Walter Shorenstein

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    January 18, 2010

    'Gavin' Pants, Like Politician, Have Seen Better Days

    Look closely Below the words "Banana Republic." These are "Gavin" model dress pants​When pants are no longer useful to their owner, they may end up on a rack  at a store operated by Goodwill Industries International, Inc.When politicians are no longer useful to constituents, they end up in th ... More >>

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    March 5, 2008
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    August 8, 2007

    Governor Newsom?

    Not likely, given his lack of spine in opposing the initiative promoting more parking

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    June 7, 2006

    Believe It or Not!

    Let's get beyond the balderdash and take a closer look at the motivations behind some political campaigns

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    January 14, 2004

    Same as the Old Boss?

    Why the new mayor should resist political pressure from the new shadow ayatollah of San Francisco politics, real estate mogul Clint Reilly

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    April 4, 2001

    The Art of the Deal

    The Academy of Art College may be questionable as a school, but it's a hell of a business

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    February 21, 2001

    Who Is Clint Reilly, Really?

    He's running for mayor again, and this time he wants to define himself, before his enemies do it for him

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    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.

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    August 30, 1995
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    July 26, 1995

    Carey Nation

    As ACT returns to its home at the restored Geary, Artistic Director Carey Perloff stages a coup de theatre for her fourth season

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    July 12, 1995
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    July 12, 1995
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    June 7, 1995

    The Making of the Mayor 1995

    In which Jack Davis repents, Clint Reilly froths, Roberta Achtenberg has a vision, Angela Alioto has an attitude, and the voters are the pigeons

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    May 31, 1995

    One World, Under Gorby

    Gorbachev Foundation prez Jim Garrison has something special in mind for San Francisco in September, an international palaver at the Fairmont Hotel. After that, a seat for himself in the U.S. Senate. And then, who knows? Chancellor of the world?

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    May 10, 1995

    The Last Tycoon

    Walter Shorenstein's skyscrapers shaped San Francisco. His cash configured City Hall. Publicly, he's pristine. But there's more than meets the eye to the man behind the megaliths.

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    May 10, 1995

    The Last Tycoon (Part II)

    Walter Shorenstein's skyscrapers shaped San Francisco. His cash configured City Hall. Publicly, he's pristine. But there's more than meets the eye to the man behind the megaliths.

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    April 26, 1995
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