The Family Jewels

In life, Paul Kalmanovitz controlled every business decision related to his $500million brewery/real estate dynasty.He even made detailed plans forthe governance of his estateafter…

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Dog Bites

Paper Gains Does Newt Gingrich hold the key to the joint operating agreement (JOA) that locks the Chronicle and Examiner together? Gingrich wants to…

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Runaway Train

Tricia Sullivan fled her Southern Oregon hometown and the confines of her family in April. Arriving in San Francisco, she melded with the street…

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Dog Bites

Dead Parrot High atop the masthead of San Francisco Focus resides the name of one Mark K. Powelson, a former Berkeley Barb radical who…

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Chatterbox

Observed in Noe Valley's Streetlight Records lingering over Alan Parsons Project CDs: San Francisco Chronicle columnist Phil Matier. Although he appeared tempted by the…

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Letters

Done Deal I have great respect for Roberta Achtenberg (“Achtenberg's Third Act,” Aug. 30). Her intelligence, integrity, and dedication are exemplary. However, I cannot…

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