Bocce enthusiast. Motorcyclist. Home cook with delusions of grandeur. Reasonably nice guy. Nat'l photo editor for Hearst Newspapers online. KC1DYF.

Chris Preovolos's Biography

Chris Preovolos likes eating and he likes bocce. He is also the national photo editor for Hearst Newspapers online.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Photojournalist at the Advocate in Stamford, Conn.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Heck yeah, we had them in typing class at school a Vallejo Middle School. Never in actual, real life though.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Paparazzo from La Docle Vita.

Kelley Blue Book lists 2016 cars expected to hold value

chron.com — If resale value down the road is a major factor in your 2016 car buying decision, you'll want to look at trucks, according to Kelley Blue Book. Trucks and SUVs hold seven of the top 10 spots in the publication's Best Resale Value Awards this year. But Subaru remains strong in the overall rankings.

Guy trolls crowd at Ted Cruz second amendment rally

chron.com — A protester ever briefly trolled everyone at a Ted Cruz rally in New Hampshire Tuesday, as seen in a video from WMUR in New Hampshire. The Republican presidential candidate and U.S. senator from Texas was speaking at a gun range, rousing firearms owners at a second amendment rally when a man in a suit walked onto the stage to greet all in attendance...

Our National Parks seen 'day to night' in National Geographic

sfgate.com — In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, National Geographic magazine is leading their January issue with a unique image of Yosemite. "Yosemite Park is a place of rest, a refuge from the roar and dust and weary, nervous, wasting work of the lowlands, in which one gains the advantages of both solitude and society," naturalist John Muir wrote in 1938.
Jan 05, 2016

This amazing photo of Yosemite was shot over many hours to combine day and night imagery: sfgate.com/living/article… pic.twitter.com/8JlKTAByv7

Trump releases first campaign ad

timesunion.com — Updated 10:43 am, Monday, January 4, 2016 Donald Trump released his campaign's first television ad on Monday - but there aren't any big surprises. He's going to build a wall and not pay for it, he's going to behead ISIS and he reiterates that he says the words "radical islamic terrorism" while some other politicians appearing in an ominous, grainy photograph (ahem, Obama and Clinton) do not say said words.

Year in Review: Getty releases its best photos from 2015

It's a Festivus miracle! Seinfeld's apartment opens in California

sfgate.com — Rejoice, for Frank Costanza's Festivus pole is on view in California, just in time for the airing of grievances. After debuting this summer in New York City, the "Seinfeld: The Apartment Festivus Fan Experience" is going live in Los Angeles this week, and it's spectacular.

Be the next Ansel Adams: apply for this federal job

ctpost.com — Do you have knowledge of large format photography and black and white techniques? Do you want to travel around the country making landscape images of the most beautiful lakes, mountain passes and lush valleys this great nation has to offer? Basically, do you want to be Ansel Adams?
Dec 08, 2015

Photo people -- Be the next Ansel Adams: apply for this federal job to photograph the national parks: sfgate.com/news/article/F… via @SFGate

Dec 08, 2015

RT @caillemillner: Photo people -- Be the next Ansel Adams: apply for this federal job to photograph the national parks: sfgate.com/news/article/F… via @SFGate

Dec 09, 2015

is ur inner ansel adams waitting 2 come out? @NatlParkService seeking next b/w photographer! sfg.ly/1NLUZjZ pic.twitter.com/i7liciUG6Y

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12 stunning photos from the National Geographic Photo Contest

ctpost.com — Each year National Geographic honors photographers from around the globe in an amazing display of reader's photos. With images of nature hidden in suburbia to more exotic locales, the National Geographic Photo Contest showcases some of the amazing talent fostered in the magazine's online photo community.

Police dog's final moments honored with 'last call' ceremony - Laredo Morning Times: Local News

lmtonline.com — A voice over a radio repeats "Sheriff's office to K-9 Argo," The transmission concludes with "End of watch for K9 Argo on October 10, 2015. Rest in Peace, K-9 Argo." The narcotics detection dog had worked for the sheriff's office at the U.S.-Mexico border since August 2009.

Police dog's final moments honored with 'last call' ceremony

chron.com — The viral Facebook video shows members of the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office surrounding K-9 working dog Argo. The Czech German Shepherd licks his paws as he lies swaddled in blankets on a table as voice honors him with the last call reserved for fallen law enforcement members.
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Feb 11, 2016

RT @EvanSernoffsky: Slain officer and suspected killer went to same Napa Valley College police academy... 21 years apart m.sfgate.com/crime/article/…

Feb 03, 2016

RT @peterhartlaub: Herb Caen died 19 yrs ago today. His presence is still felt in the newsroom & I suspect it always will. #RIPHerbCaen htt…

Feb 01, 2016

RT @PaulBegala: Marco giving stirring oration after placing third. Reminds me of a 5-year-old high-fiving for getting a participation trophy.

Feb 01, 2016

RT @BostonGlobe: bos.gl/AM21F75 RT @mviser Cash bar at the Donald Trump party: domestic beer ($5), imported beer ($6), house wine ($6), soda ($2)

Jan 26, 2016

@geyservillefire Hi, are those rescue photos from the other night from your dept? Can we use on SFGate?

Jan 19, 2016

@themcspca Hi, can we use this photo on Hearst newspaper website?

Jan 15, 2016

@kroqin The pizza is so good. I just thought there wasn't enough on the antipasto menu that day. The citrus salad was excellent though!


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