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Tag: Herb Caen

September 29, 2011 | 11:13 am

Video: Sarah Palin in Praise of Herb Caen?

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Huh. Maybe Sarah Palin does read the papers after all. In the video below, is she unconsciously yearning for a candidate in the mold of the late whimsical Chronicle columnist Herb Caen, whose ellipses-laden prose won him a Pulitzer and the adoration of several generations of San Franciscans? Or is it just a random slip […]

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April 26, 2011 | 4:40 pm

Blog Beat: San Jose Employee Layoffs; New SF Tech Boom; Herb Caen’s 1985 View of Mid-Market

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From San Jose Inside: City Manager Debra Figone’s letter to city employees, which projects the necessary elimination of 400 more positions on top of the 200 already scheduled for elimination. 7X7 says a new San Francisco tech boom is definitely on… From Bluoz, what Herb Caen thought of the mid-Market area back in 1985. (Hint: […]

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