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

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.

Crystal Pepsi will be available nationwide this summer because the 90s are popular again

sfgate.com — First Pepsi announced the return of Aspartame, now the beverage maker says they're making Crystal Pepsi, the failed early 90s soda, available nationwide this summer. And because the 90s are popular again, Pepsi is relaunching the clear soda with an Oregon Trail tie-in - after all nothing says refreshment like the words "you have died of dysentery."

Iconic rock stars hanging out with their moms

sfgate.com — In 1971, the Jackson Five was hot off their fourth Motown release and LIFE magazine wanted to run a pictorial celebration of rock stars and their parents. We dusted it off for you, just in time for Mother's Day.

Sad Kevin wins second trip to Puerto Rico, makes wife happy

sfgate.com — Kevin Blandford, a 34-year-old quality-assurance supervisor from Louisville Kentucky, won a trip to Puerto Rico for "extraordinary service" at work. The thing was, his wife Bonnie just had a baby and they wouldn't be able to travel. Intrepid Kevin took one for the team and went anyway, bringing along a friend.

When LIFE magazine came to Texas and found a family with a pet lion

chron.com — In 1955, LIFE photographer Joseph Scherschel, who had made a career photographing everyone from JFK to Che Guevara, travelled to central Texas to find a family with an unusual pet. Blondie, an African lioness who was purchased by oilman Charles Hipp from the Dallas Zoo, was enough of a usual sight around Graham, Texas, that word got around to one the most popular weekly magazines in the country.

Wealth on the Peninsula: A 1947 LIFE photo essay

sfgate.com — Long before billionaire Larry Ellison made his first dollar, tony enclaves on the Peninsula were already home to some of the richest and most powerful residents of the Bay Area. In 1947, legendary LIFE magazine photographer Peter Stackpole, a San Francisco native, was granted access to many of the sprawling estates in places like Woodside and Hillsborough.

Guy gets a Trump tattoo: here are some other political inkings

chron.com — A guy showed up to a Trump rally in Ohio Monday with a fresh tattoo of The Donald's face and apparently, he's not the first person to get the billionaire's likeness permanently inked into his flesh. Earlier this year a tattoo artist in Seabrook, New Hampshire was giving them out for free, saying he had 30 bookings lined up.

Jerry Seinfeld sold over $22 million worth of cars this weekend

sfgate.com — Jerry Seinfeld may have been the master of his domain, but his garage was getting a little out of control. If you've ever watched Crackle's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" you'd know the comedian is one of the foremost Porsche collectors in the country and he needed to off load some of his collection.

'The Searchers,' America's most famous western, released 60 years ago

chron.com — Sixty years ago the John Ford epic, "The Searchers," was released in theaters. The 1964 western, set in 1868 during the Texas-Indian Wars, starred John Wayne as a Civil War veteran searching for his abducted niece, played by Natalie Wood.

Video shows black woman being pushed out of Trump Rally in Louisville

ctpost.com — Video of a black woman being pushed out of a Donald Trump rally in Louisville, Ky. Tuesday, has gone viral sparking outrage on social media.

New Indian Springfield switches from urban to touring

chron.com — Indian Motorcycle saw a hole in its lineup and decided it needed to do something about it. Already selling baggers, classic street cruisers and the solo-seat Scout models, the company just debuted the Springfield, which splits the difference between the Chieftain tourer and the ultra-retro Chief Classic.
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Jul 22, 2016

RT @BernieSanders: Trump is wrong. The real cause of instability in the Middle East was the Bush-Cheney invasion of Iraq. By the way, where is President Bush?

Jul 22, 2016

RT @Kasparov63: I’ve heard this sort of speech a lot in the last 15 years and trust me, it doesn’t sound any better in Russian.

Jul 21, 2016

RT @CLEpolice: 2 troopers conveyed to MetroHealth for unknown illness. Not believed to be related to stickers.

Jul 21, 2016

@JeffJMitch Have a quick question about a photo we are using at Hearst Newspapers. Can you DM me?


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