Ghosts of San Francisco's Past

People who’ve lived in San Francisco for a decade or more often grouse about how much cooler the city used to be, usually around…

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Excavated Celluloid

It would be a mistake to accuse vaunted San Francisco film archivist and collector Rick Prelinger of living in the past. Sure, he’s forever…

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Celluloid Kissed the Radio Star

One person’s all-time favorite tune is another’s object of ridicule. (“Stairway to Heaven,” anyone, or “Papa Don’t Preach?”) With the passage of time, though,…

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