SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle

September 20, 2007 20:17 ET

San Francisco Chronicle Presents a Farley Celebration of Phil Frank

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - September 20, 2007) - The San Francisco Chronicle invites the public to "Camp Farley" to celebrate the life and enduring legacy of cartoonist Phil Frank, Monday, September 24, Noon to 1 p.m. at Washington Square Park in San Francisco.

Participants are encouraged to come as their favorite Farley character and join a parade around the park, featuring Phil's friends from throughout the Bay Area, including representatives from The Chronicle, the National Park Service, the San Francisco Police Department and other local groups.

The parade will be followed by entertainment by Beach Blanket Babylon, Tried & True Gospel Singers, Bob Schultz and the Frisco Jazz Band, SFPD Parking Enforcement "Precision Scooter Team," National Park Service Mounted Color Guard & Patrol, and others. Featured speakers will include San Francisco Chronicle editor Phil Bronstein and former Mayor Willie Brown.

The San Francisco Chronicle is the Bay Area's leading news and information source and has been connecting the region with its award-winning journalism since its founding in 1865. Combined with its online home,, The San Francisco Chronicle reaches nearly 1.5 million Bay Area adults daily and 1.6 million on Sunday. The six-time Pulitzer Prize-winning Chronicle is the nation's 13th largest daily newspaper and is among the nation's top five newspaper Web sites with 9.0 million monthly unique visitors and over 73.7 million monthly page views.

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