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San Francisco Chronicle, Sunday 18 January 2015

“Two great talkers will not travel far together.”

–  Spanish proverb

Quoted in Quotable Traveler by Larry Habegger, p. L3 of the San Francisco Chronicle (18 January 2015)


Report of Kalakaua's death from the "San Francisco Chronicle," 1891.


Last Hours of the Hawaiian Monarch.

Solemn Scenes at the Royal Bedside.

The Succession and the Political Situation.

Sketches of the Dead Sovereign and of the Heirs to the Throne. 2,207 more words


Last words of the King, 1891.

Kalakaua’s Last Words Preserved by Phonograph.

Outside the little circle of immediate friends and attendants upon the late King Kalakaua who were admitted into the sick chamber it is not known that for the ten days prior to the monarch’s death an Edison phonograph stood near the bedside. 406 more words


Wineries and Vineyards in SLO county

Stacy Finz is a reporter currently working for the San Francisco Chronicle. She wrote an interesting article for the newspaper that profile’s different wineries near the San Luis Obispo area. 266 more words

I ♥ New York

There, I said it. I do love New York City. It is the city that never sleeps. It is vibrant, exciting, and, at the same time, a little dangerous and intimidating. 505 more words

Miscellaneous Musings

JANUARY 16: The Chronicle debuts

ONE HUNDRED-AND-FIFTY YEARS AGO today, seventeen-year-old Michael De Young and his brother, nineteen-year-old Charles De Young, launched a newspaper that would become the San Francisco Chronicle. 231 more words

The price of free expression

This week I made a short visit to San Francisco. I left full (thanks to all the oysters, bread bowls and Ghirardelli chocolates), tired and with a copy of the  296 more words