Essays Tagged: "San Francisco"

KRIMROMAN,Verdens rikeste hund

over livet mitt. Hvis man kunne kalle det for et liv da.Navnet mitt er Kevin Murphy. Jeg bor i byen San Francisco, som ligger i USA.Yrket mitt er privatdetektiv. Det hadde det vært i over 6 &ari ... eg ble mer og mer undrende. Helt til jeg så de hvite hårene som var infiltrert i mellom sandkornene. Det måtte være hundehår. Jeg begynte å tenke de grufulleste tan ...

(12 pages) 86 1 4.6 Dec/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Robert Frost

Robert Frost Robert Frost was born on March 26, 1874 in San Francisco. His fatherwas William Frost, a Harvard graduate who was on his way westwardwhen he st ... lle Moodie began teaching math atBucknell while William was there, and they got married and moved toSan Francisco. They were constantly changing houses, and Williamwent from job to job as a journalist ... ntly changing houses, and Williamwent from job to job as a journalist. About a year after moving to SanFrancisco, they had Robert. They named him Robert Lee Frost, afterWilliam's childhood hero, Rober ...

(4 pages) 200 0 5.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Jerry Garcia

Jerome John Garcia was born in 1942, in San Francisco'sMission District. His father, a spanish immigrant named Jose'Joe'Garcia, had been a j ... river.After his father's death, Garcia spent a few years living withhis mother's parents, in one of San Francisco's working-classdistricts. His grandmother had the habit of listening to Nashville'sGra ... e at Dana Morgan'sMusicStore, where he met several of the musicians who wouldeventuallydominate the San Francisco music scene. In 1963 Garcia formedajug band, Mother McCree's Uptown Jug Champions. Its ...

(6 pages) 87 0 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

A Long Way From Univac

pple II. This computer was introduced on April 16, 1977, at the First West Coast Computer Faire, in San Francisco. In 1981, the International Business Machines Company introduced the first IBM PC. Unl ... any tech technology to date. Therefore, it is impossible to fathom where computers will be in a thousand, or even a hundred years. One thing, however, is certain: computers are the most important adva ...

(6 pages) 60 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

A short business plan.

e environment, but more of an "artsy" area, where a variety of people and professions can be found. San Francisco CAL. "A sidewalk Café"A little about the business: Looking at the store front f ...

(3 pages) 288 0 2.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Kingpin of San Francisco.

Kingpin of San FranciscoLong ago, there was a gang on Main Street in San Francisco with a leader named Jessie R ... fixed it in anyway possible. He was the biggest and buffest guy on the block. He was the kingpin of San Francisco. He had connections to the police and any other authority you could think of. He even ... lap.Jessie had been ruined. From everything to nothing in a day. From rich to poor, from King to peasant, he had lost all of his abilities to do anything and lost all confidence. He became a poor drun ...

(2 pages) 21 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Physical Geography Assignment .

re and average total precipitation within January to December. Cities included in this research are San Francisco, San Mateo, Half Moon Bay, Redwood City, Woodside, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, San Jose, L ... New Ark. The elevation varies between 10 ft. to 480 ft. Woodside has the highest precipitation and Santa Clara has the lowest one. Livermore has the maximum temperature and Half Moon Bay has the lowe ...

(1 pages) 110 2 4.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Defining the proper role for a citizen or individual in society and how our actions relate to that proper role.

ties, Los Angeles and New York, were born in another country. In some other major cities (including San Francisco and Chicago) more than one of every ten residents is foreign born. Non-white people ou ... re are lawyers, farmers, plumbers, teachers, social workers, immigration officers and people in thousands of other occupations. Some live in urban areas and some in rural ones. Given all this diversit ...

(17 pages) 558 1 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

A biography of Robert Frost including his decendence. education, and information about his family. This essay covers Frost's life from childhood to death.

Robert Lee Frost was born in San Francisco, California on March 26, 1874. His father, William Prescott Frost, was a native of New ... and they moved on to the Golden Gate City.William Prescott Frost died of tuberculosis, in 1885, in San Francisco, when Robert was only eleven years old. In his will William left a request that his re ...

(3 pages) 154 0 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

This essay is about san Francisco and its earthquakes It includes: Introduction, how they happen and famous earthquakes

SAN FRANCISCO REPORTIntroductionThis report in on San Francisco and its earthquakes. San Francisco h ... happen and where they occurEarthquakes perform when to plates rub together. California lies on The San Andreas fault, which consists of two plates: The Pacific Plate and The North American Plate. It ... ate and The North American Plate. It is these two plates rubbing together that bring Earthquakes to San Francisco. The entire San Andreas fault is more than 800 miles long and 10 miles deep into the E ...

(2 pages) 69 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Pledge in Schools

promote discord at a time we need unity.On June 27, 2002, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Franciscobanned the Pledge of Allegiance in schools citing the phrase "under god" as unconstitut ... red on the front steps of the Capitol to recite the pledge en masse - the same place they defiantly sang ' God Bless America' the night of the Sept. 11 attacks. And senators, who were debating a defen ...

(5 pages) 114 1 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Gap Inc.: Analysis of the Retail/Specialty Retail Industry

1, 2004Strategic Management (BUS 471)Executive SummaryGap Inc. has been doing business, starting in San Francisco, since 1969. As the company grew and expanded, so did the company culture and charity ... Doris Fisher founded Gap Inc.. With only a single store and a handful of employees, they started in San Francisco. With Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy comprising Gap Inc., the corporation has made ...

(14 pages) 959 0 4.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Portman Hotel and the management of change

nce and not only as great service.Wanted accomplishments of the PV systemBeing the best employer in San Francisco and this way recruiting the best people in the activity by:Turning work experience at ... t to add more supervision or to exert a heavy hand in disciplineboth because of potential added costsand because of the importance of the culture of service and trust which they were trying to create. ...

(5 pages) 175 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Tainted Yellow

-ending journey to satisfy parents.I was born in Vallejo, California, but my parents were living in San Francisco at the time. Around the age of four, we moved to Hong Kong because my dad had some bus ...

(5 pages) 30 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Case study:The Portman Hotel

will have the best work experiences. Besides, the Portman Hotel expects to be the best employer in San Francisco. They are willing to show their trust and pride in their employees. That's why the hot ... can save a lot of training costs. If the Portman Hotel images itself to be the best luxury hotel in San Francisco, it must require high quality PVs. SRI, a recruitment and development consulting firm, ...

(9 pages) 249 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


reason for being stressful? This was a quotation from a study that was done by a religious group in San Francisco. The study concluded that young people do not believe in God and thus have no faith in ...

(4 pages) 27 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

An outline for term paper on Gold Rush

es more money (i.e. food)b. Shovels sold for more with greater demand.3. Real estate grew greatlya. San Francisco1. A plot of real estate cost $16 in 1847 sold for $45,000 18months later.2. City avera ... Company Wells Fargo became giant in the banking industry.f. Samuel Clemens- Mark Twain1. Wrote for San Francisco "Call".2. Stories began to be known worldwide with attention.e. Bret Harte1. Wrote for ...

(6 pages) 86 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Stock Market Project

tes in large cities such as, New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. The Stock Market also operates in the major commercial centers of the world. The most ... Stock Exchange (ASE). The Midwest Stock Exchange in Chicago and the Pacific Coast Stock Exchange in San Francisco and Los Angeles is open Monday through Friday. The New York Stock Exchange is required ...

(4 pages) 123 1 4.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

The Electoral College System Teacher didn't even have anything to say about it except be consistent with how I hyphenate words

ld be alternative ways of doing things that would better suit the population and the economy? Well, San Francisco has solved the problem of costly run-off elections while also upholding the will of th ... sfully implemented here and should be used throughout the entire country (Inskeep, 2004). In San Francisco alone runoffs in December 1999 and December 2000 cost well over 2.5 million dollars (C ...

(3 pages) 20 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

My Healing Dream

al experience.It was 3 years ago when I was in 10th grade that my friends and I decided to go to San Francisco for the weekend without adult supervision. We were in search of much needed relaxation ... finals and we needed to unwind.] I remember it was a very nice sunny day. We where enjoying the pleasant climate, not to hot and wasn't to cold either, perfect weather for hanging out. It was an hour- ...

(4 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing