retirement

San Francisco Symphony Music Director Michael Tilson announced  that he'll be leaving the job after his 25th season with the orchestra. (Courtesy Art Streiber/ San Francisco Symphony)

MTT announces retirement from SF Symphony

On Tuesday, San Francisco Symphony Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas announced that…

 

Through the ups and the downs of a 13-year career, Matt Cain loved San Francisco — and The City loved him back. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

How the greatness of Matt Cain touched someone halfway across the country

I cried a little bit as I read Matt Cain’s retirement letter…

 

Former City workers who turn judges could see pension bump

Judges who are former employees with San Francisco government are in line…

 

Raiders safety Charles Woodson announced yesterday that he will retire at the end of the season. (Duane Burleson/AP)

Weepy Coliseum night for retiring Woodson

Charles Woodson’s return to the Raiders began with hundreds of fans gathering…

Raiders safety Charles Woodson announced yesterday that he will retire at the end of the season. (Duane Burleson/AP)
At left, Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker. At center, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis. At right, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland. Players 30 and under, including 49ers star linebacker Patrick Willis and teammate Chris Borland, at 24 with only one pro season on his resume, quit the game in the offseason. (AP File Photo)

49ers take brunt of early retirement trend

SANTA CLARA — Patrick Willis walked away first with a nagging toe…

At left, Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker. At center, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis. At right, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland. Players 30 and under, including 49ers star linebacker Patrick Willis and teammate Chris Borland, at 24 with only one pro season on his resume, quit the game in the offseason. (AP File Photo)
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP File PhotoSan Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Justin Smith (94) smiles during the second half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Santa Clara

49ers DL Justin Smith retires after 14 seasons

Another 49ers legend departed Monday, when Justin Smith announced his retirement after…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP File PhotoSan Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Justin Smith (94) smiles during the second half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Santa Clara
us presswire file photoRolling the dice: The 49ers took a chance on formerly retired 35-year-old wide receiver Randy Moss in the offseason

Is Randy Moss the missing link?

The 49ers weren’t sure what they were getting when they signed 35-year-old…

us presswire file photoRolling the dice: The 49ers took a chance on formerly retired 35-year-old wide receiver Randy Moss in the offseason