Sunday, November 29, 2020
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No. 20 - Patricia Campbell Hearst-Shaw (better known as Patty Hearst)

One of the most famous kidnap and Stockholm syndrome victims ever, Patty Hearst is the granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst, the inspiration for Orson...

No. 34 - Sarah Meakin

Based in San Francisco and the co-founder of the Tal-y-Tara tea and polo shop, Sarah Meakin is the daughter of the Horses in California...

No. 61 - Julia Child (1912 – 2004)

Credited with bringing French cooking to Americans, Julia Child was a lady who once stated: “I believe in cooking with wine, sometimes I even...

No. 15 - Marissa Mayer

With some 725,000 followers on Twitter, Wisconsin born Marissa Mayer is a popular and powerful lady. Formerly the key spokesperson for Google, San Francisco...

No. 69 - Doris Thompson

An octogenarian career criminal who refuses to change her ways. Thompson has a 20 page rap sheet dating back and has been imprisoned at...

Carlo Mondavi: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

20 questions with winemaker Carlo Mondavi   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? The continued belief that we can make wine that...

Seeing Twilight

Robert Pattinson sells his Los Feliz Hills home   Given the fortune he made from Twilight and Harry Potter, actor Robert Pattinson’s starter home was never...

Price vs. Patience

Stonebrook Court Manor: The sale of a Californian mansion where it’s more about patience than price   Stonebrook Court Manor in California’s Los Altos Hills has...

Meyer and Mayer

Record price set for a mansion in San Francisco by Yahoo! chief   San Francisco’s Pacific Heights is best known for  its extremely expensive properties and...

Heroes and villains

Two auctions featuring Princess Diana, Monica Lewinsky, President Kennedy, Wallis Simpson and Adolf Hitler   This Thursday, the Chelsea Arts Club in London is holding an...
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