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Watch Video Replay of the Warren Hellman Celebration Concert

February 18, 2012 | 11:59 pm

Watch Video Replay of the Warren Hellman Celebration Concert

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Update 6:23 p.m. The concert is now over; the Chronicle has a report. You can watch an archive of the event here. Earlier post The public celebration in honor of the late Warren Hellman will be held from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Sunday. The event is free and will take place on the […]

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December 21, 2011 | 3:48 pm

Listen to Emmylou Harris Perform at Warren Hellman Memorial

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Emmylou Harris, a friend of Warren Hellman, spoke and performed at his memorial service in San Francisco today. “He elicited from me a promise that I would be there at his service, if that’s what happened. I said I would, but he had to also promise that he would play banjo at mine…I came to […]

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Watch Archived Webcast of Warren Hellman Memorial Service

December 21, 2011 | 11:23 am

Watch Archived Webcast of Warren Hellman Memorial Service

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Here’s a video archive of Warren Hellman’s memorial service, held at Congregation Emanu-El in Presidio Heights on Dec 21. Warren Hellman Memorial (1934 – 2011) Dec 21, 2011 from chime interactive on Vimeo. A public memorial event will also be held in Golden Gate Park in January. Hellman, who died Sunday evening at the age […]

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SF Businessman, Philanthropist, Bluegrass Man Warren Hellman Dies at 77

December 18, 2011 | 10:03 am

SF Businessman, Philanthropist, Bluegrass Man Warren Hellman Dies at 77

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From the Bay Citizen: F. Warren Hellman, a banjo-picking billionaire whose life followed such an extraordinary and eccentric arc it perhaps could only have taken place in San Francisco, died Sunday eveningĀ at UCSF Medical Center. He was 77. The cause was complications from treatment he had been receiving for leukemia. Doctors had told Hellman that […]

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Hellman pulls Prop B switcheroo

October 7, 2010 | 11:02 am

Hellman pulls Prop B switcheroo

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Billionaire investor Warren Hellman, who has contributed $50,000 to the Yes on Proposition B campaign, has withdrawn his support. In case you haven’t heard yet, the contentious proposition requires city employees to contribute more to their health care and pension costs, and every San Francisco official except Public (not public employee — ha ha) Defender […]

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