Personalities

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Slideshow: S.F. honors veterans in Memorial Day ceremony

Hundreds of military veterans and active-duty soldiers – as well as civilians…

 

Associated PressStephen Curry of the Warriors

Lee to give Warriors star Curry key to city in City Hall ceremony

The Warriors will be feted Tuesday at San Francisco City Hall after…

 

Bay City NewsThe Millbrae vice mayor's funeral is scheduled for this Tuesday.

Funeral set for Millbrae vice mayor who served on council since 1999

A funeral service is scheduled for Tuesday for Nadia Holober, the Millbrae…

 

Eric Risberg/AP file photoCHP Sgt. Kevin Briggs has talked many distraught people out of jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge.

Saving troubled lives just part of G.G. Bridge patrol

As he shivered on a narrow iron bar 220 feet above San…

Eric Risberg/AP file photoCHP Sgt. Kevin Briggs has talked many distraught people out of jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge.
Associated PressThis frame grab taken from video provided by Roxana and Carlos Guzman shows a Limo on fire Saturday

Limo driver: Fire took 3 minutes to claim 5 lives

First came the tapping. Over the blasting music, limo driver Orville Brown…

Associated PressThis frame grab taken from video provided by Roxana and Carlos Guzman shows a Limo on fire Saturday
Associated PressEviction notices in San Francisco are at a twelve-year high.

Tenant ousters reach 12-year high as market gets increasingly tight

Evictions from San Francisco homes have increased to levels not seen since…

Associated PressEviction notices in San Francisco are at a twelve-year high.
Supervisor David Campos and Board of Supervisors President David Chiu

Jet-setting supervisors seek new ideas around the globe

Trips to the Middle East — and Midwest — gave The City’s…

Supervisor David Campos and Board of Supervisors President David Chiu
Courtesy PhotoFlavor first: David Segal wants to make tea fun.

David Segal talks tea

The effervescent tea enthusiast is co-founder of DAVIDsTEA. The Montreal-based retailer recently…

Courtesy PhotoFlavor first: David Segal wants to make tea fun.
Courtesy PhotoSarah Kawahara

Figure skater Sarah Kawahara coming to Bay Area for Disney on Ice’s “100 Years of Magic”

The figure skater and Emmy-winning choreographer’s most recent project was choreographing “100…

Courtesy PhotoSarah Kawahara
Courtesy PhotoBMX rider Drew Bezanson will be competing in the Dew Tour this Thursday - Sunday.

Top BMX rider Drew Bezanson back in S.F. for Dew Tour

The BMX rider from Toronto will be competing in the Dew Tour’s…

Courtesy PhotoBMX rider Drew Bezanson will be competing in the Dew Tour this Thursday - Sunday.
Courtesy PhotoChuck Melber is the store manager at Black Diamond Sports in Palo Alto.

3 Minute Interview: Chuck Melber

Melber is a store manager at Black Diamond Sports, a sponsor of…

Courtesy PhotoChuck Melber is the store manager at Black Diamond Sports in Palo Alto.
Courtesy PhotoMike Smith is the executive director of the AIDS Emergency Fund.

3 Minute Interview: Mike Smith

Mike Smith is the executive director of the AIDS Emergency Fund, a…

Courtesy PhotoMike Smith is the executive director of the AIDS Emergency Fund.
Courtesy PhotoLesley Mansford is the CEO of Razoo.

3 Minute Interview: Lesley Mansford

The CEO of Razoo, a fundraiser for nonprofits, has helped the San…

Courtesy PhotoLesley Mansford is the CEO of Razoo.
Courtesy photoSudha Varadarajan.

Skava founder wants to revolutionize shopping

Sudha Varadarajan, the founder and head of San Francisco-based Skava, a mobile…

Courtesy photoSudha Varadarajan.
Courtesy photoJessica Robinson.

Recycle Woman gears up for work with Al Gore project

Alameda actress and environmentalist Jessica Robinson — who made the short film…

Courtesy photoJessica Robinson.
Courtesy PhotoCathy Moyer

3 Minute Interview: Cathy Moyer

Moyer is the founder and executive director of Volunteers for Outdoor California,…

Courtesy PhotoCathy Moyer
Courtesy PhotoMarcus Samuelsson

3 Minute Interview: Marcus Samuelsson

The Ethiopian-born, James Beard Foundation Award-winning chef from New York  is hosting…

Courtesy PhotoMarcus Samuelsson
Courtesy PhotoGrace Lee Grant

3 Minute Interview: Grace Lee Grant

The 17-year-old will be representing California in the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen…

Courtesy PhotoGrace Lee Grant
Courtesy PhotoAdam Burke

3 Minute Interview: Adam Burke

The San Francisco State University health education professor is the author of…

Courtesy PhotoAdam Burke
Courtesy PhotoMasharika Prejean Maddison

3 Minute Interview: Masharika Prejean Maddison

The new executive director of Parents for Public Schools–San Francisco — a…

Courtesy PhotoMasharika Prejean Maddison