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The Legacy Issue

A look at the people and institutions leaving their mark on San Francisco—and California—right now.

Over four terms as governor, Jerry Brown developed a reputation for high-minded oratory and pragmatic governance.

Sic Transit Gloria Jerry
Governor Jerry Brown has spent 50 years in the public spotlight. As his time in office comes to a close, Brown’s friends, admirers, and enemies attempt to make sense of California’s most celebrated son. By Scott Lucas

Anna Halprin’s Curtain Call
On the eve of a retrospective at the de Young Museum, the icon of postmodern dance reflects on a lifetime of breaking boundaries. By Robin Rinaldi 

Whose Glide Is It, Anyway?
How a holy war between Glide Memorial and its parent, United Methodist Church, has cast doubt on the future of the beloved institution. By Vivian Ho 

The Fixer
Meet Tomiquia Moss, the fast-rising Mary Poppins of the Bay Area’s political and nonprofit scene. By Patrick Hoge

King’s Keeper
As Stanford professor Clayborne Carson eyes retirement, the project of a lifetime—­collecting and cataloging the papers of Martin Luther King Jr.—is nowhere near complete. By Lindsey J. Smith

Crazy Rich Asian Chefs
When chefs Martin Yan, Lawrence Chu, and Khai Duong get together for a bite, it’s more than a gathering of culinary titans: It’s lunch with three best friends. By Luke Tsai

 

Originally published in the October issue of San Francisco

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