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3/27/2008

Witness a scene being played out in restaurants all over San Francisco: A couple settles into their favorite table—the one with the comfortable... More»

3/21/2008

Begin with a snapshot. In the foreground is Apple CEO Steve Jobs, onstage at the Moscone Center at this year’s Macworld conference, the annual... More»

2/8/2008

A week before Christmas, Marissa Mayer, the most closely watched woman in the most closely watched company in the world, stands in the bedroom of her $5... More»

2/4/2008

Susanne Goldstein and her friends agree: The perfect date is divorced and already has a couple of kids' soccer games occupying his Saturday mornings. That... More»

2/4/2008

Karin de Gier hadn't read UCLA economic guru Edward Leamer's gloomy forecast on the Bay Area real estate market when she put her Bernal Heights cottage up... More»

2/4/2008

Fourteen months before the horrific events the world has come to call Jonestown, Jimmy Jones was spending the night in the jungle, sobbing. His brother... More»

2/4/2008

The strangest thing happened to John Stoll this past spring. After 20 years in jail for an infamous crime he did not commit, a judge said it had all been a... More»

2/4/2008

In its two-decade-plus existence, San Francisco's prestigious City Arts & Lectures series has had a hard time finding more than one or... More»

2/4/2008

Looking at my friend Helen Carter*, a gregarious, svelte physician with a comfortable home in the city's desirable 94118 ZIP code, I find it hard to believe... More»

2/4/2008

I. The Entrepreneurs' Way A blistering July afternoon in Sun Valley, Idaho. All around, rich businessmen and vacationers hurried... More»

2/4/2008

Last fall, I went to the annual fund-raiser Strike Out Breast Cancer at the Presidio Bowl. Apart from the promise of some down-home fun (bowling in western... More»

2/4/2008

He seemed like just another homeless guy, the kind you walk by every day in San Francisco, or try to walk by, before he irritates the hell out of you by... More»