Author: Fred Gardner

John and Rita Jenrette

Even in his own obituary, John Jenrette had to yield the spotlight to lovely Rita, his devoted wife from long ago. The Times’ account began, “John Jenrette Jr., a charismatic Democratic Representative from South...

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1455 Market St

March 30, 2023  Last week John King, who has the architecture beat for the SF Chronicle, wrote a...

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The Great Mechoulam

The Israeli chemist Raphael Mechoulam, who died last week at 92, should have gotten the Nobel Prize for his role in figuring out how marijuana exerts its effects within the body. (“Elucidating the endocannabinoid...

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