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(415) 263-7200
(415) 263-7211
Send Us An E-mail: General Contact

Local Advertising: (415) 263-7200 ext. 22
Advertising Email: Steve Gellman
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Staff List:

Steve Gellman

Sue Fishkoff

Editorial Staff

Senior Editor
Sue Barnett

Arts & Supplements Editor
Liz Harris

News Editor
rob gloster

Senior Writer
Dan Pine

Hannah Rubin

Assistant Editor
David A.M. Wilensky

Editorial Assistant
Audrey Soffa

Contributing Editor
andy altman-ohr
Janet Silver Ghent
Alix Wall

Contributing Writers: Suzan Berns, Nate Bloom, Barbara Rose Brooker, Rita Clancy, Ira Fateman, Michael Fox, Howard Freedman, Nicki Gilbert, Jonathan Harris, Dawn Kepler, Faith Kramer, Julie Levine, Jodie Morgan, Larry Rosen, Josie Shapiro


Senior Accountant
Jackie Deng

Accounting Assistant
Cici Wu

Development Director
Stephanie Brown

Advertising & Circulation

Advertising Account Executives
Rhea Adler
Nancy Beth Cohen

Meryl Sokoler

Office Manager / Circulation / Classifieds
Diane Spagnoli


Art Director
Cathleen Maclearie

Graphics / Production
Antonio R. Marquez

Michelle Palmer
Steve Romero


Digital Director
Josh Wilson

IT Support
Felipe Barrueto

Board of Directors

Marc Berger

Vice Presidents

Mark W. Bernstein
Lori Pilchik
Noah Wintroub

Steven Ganz

Harmon Shragge

Board Members
Anne Cook, Stephen Dobbs, Rabbi Marvin Goodman, Quentin Kopp, Susan Libitzky, Carol Weitz, Jerry Yanowitz, Judy Yudo.

Past Presidents
Lou Haas, Jon Kaufman, Dan Leemon, Adam Noily, William I. Schwartz.

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