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.

Chief: California officers spared when gunman's weapon jams — Vallejo police Chief Andrew Bidou discusses the Sunday, Oct. 16 shooting shooting of Andrew Powell, 41, during a media conference at Vallejo City Hall on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016. A

Chief: California officers spared when gunman's weapon jams — Vallejo Police officers work at the scene of a shooting in Vallejo, Calif., on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. A gunman targeted two Northern California officers who were taking a break

Chief: California officers spared when gunman's weapon jams — Vallejo Police officers work at the scene of a shooting in Vallejo, Calif., on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. Andrew Powell targeted two Northern California police officers who were taking a

Assassination attempt on Vallejo cops linked to boy’s shooting — With a week until teams are required to trim their rosters to 15 players, McGee is the favorite to fill the Warriors' final spot. After a penchant for head-scratching plays and a slow-healing left leg injury limited him to 62 games in three seasons, the 7-foot, 270-pound McGee received no guaranteed contract offers over the summer.

Man who tried to shoot Vallejo officers is dad of shot 2-year-old — Vallejo police, in conjunction with the Suisun City Police Department, announced Monday that a suspect who was shot after pointing an assault-style weapon at officers in a Vallejo Starbucks is the father of a 2-year-old boy who was shot in a Suisun City home.

Cop shooting in Vallejo may be linked to gunfire that hurt child — An assault rifle-wielding assailant shot by police after he burst into a Vallejo Starbucks on Sunday may be connected to an incident in Suisun City earlier in the day in which a 2-year-old child was wounded by an accidental self-inflicted gunshot, officials said Monday. The shocking episode unfolded around 8:50 p.m.

Graphic video shows suspect plowing into Phoenix officers — Three Arizona police officers were injured - two seriously - after a suspect drove a car directly into them as they were standing in a convenience store parking lot Tuesday. The Phoenix Police Department released video of the incident, which shows the officers standing in front of a QuikTrip gas station convenience store early Tuesday morning as they are struck by a car.

Modesto man finds giant gold nugget, may have struck it rich — An amateur gold prospector from Modesto claims to have discovered an 18 oz. gold nugget last week in Tuolumne county. The man, going only by the first name Oscar, has handed the nugget over to Charlie Morgan, a friend and hotelier in Jamestown for safekeeping.

It's-It has a new ice cream flavor — So maybe August has been a little chilly in San Francisco, but when it comes to It's-Its, any news is big news - despite the temperature. The Burlingame-based company has been making the iconic ice cream sandwiches for nearly 100 years and today, they've announced a new flavor: green tea.

Crystal Pepsi will be available nationwide this summer because the 90s are popular again — 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."
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Oct 19, 2016

I don't get why people don't see the restrictions on parking on 5th & Natoma. @sfmta_muni tows on nearly daily basis.

Oct 14, 2016

@gabe_n_garrett You guys are local to the SF Bay right? Would you mind DMing me, looking to get in contact for SFGate.

Oct 14, 2016

Does @SFPort think we don't know what queue means? A lot interest on the Vallejo Facebook groups about this photo. @SFBayFerry

Oct 04, 2016

RT @giff18: #VPDebate transcript: [Crosstalk] [Crosstalk] [Crosstalk] [Crosstalk] [Crosstalk]

Oct 04, 2016

RT @ksizzleNJ: The Chorizo at Chipotle was very average imo. Would never get it over steak or chicken...or pork..maybe even barbacoa

Sep 24, 2016

RT @CMPD: An employee, uncomfortable with decision to live tweet, deleted all of @cmpd’s tweets. That should not have happened. Retweeting…

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