Chuck Barney, San Jose Mercury News

Chuck Barney

San Jose Mercury News

San Francisco Bay Area, CA, United States

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Past articles by Chuck:

Giants announcer Renel Brooks-Moon talks baseball, World Series rings and more

One of only four female, PA announcers in Major League Baseball, Renel Brooks-Moon calls her broadcasting booth her ‘happy place.’ → Read More

Time travel your way across San Francisco Bay and into history

History left deep footprints at these half-dozen spots, from San Francisco’s Palace Hotel to Silicon Valley’s famous garages. → Read More

Self-published authors take dreams into their own hands

Whether they write thrillers, memoirs or sultry vampire fiction, self-published authors across the Bay Area have found gratification -- and dollars -- in their work. Now they're sharing tips and caveats. → Read More

Crime pays for curator of UC Berkeley’s California Detective Fiction Collection

Bancroft Library's Randal Brandt has a passion project -- one that involves gumshoes, private eyes, hard-boiled dames and first editions of Sam Spade novels. → Read More

Crime pays for curator of UC Berkeley’s California Detective Fiction Collection

Bancroft Library’s Randal Brandt has a passion project — one that involves gumshoes, private eyes, hard-boiled dames and first editions of Sam Spade novels. → Read More

TV this week: ‘The Equalizer’ returns; CNN spotlights ‘Diana’

Also, ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ kicks off its new season → Read More

KPIX anchor Ken Bastida announces his retirement

Veteran Channel 5 anchor plans to step down at the end of October → Read More

Oakland NAACP calls for Somerville’s reinstatement at KTVU

Organization cites Somerville’s ‘integrity,’ plans news conference in support → Read More

John Martinelli talks apples, TikTok and a 150-year-old family business

Known for its apple juice and sparkling cider, this family-run Watsonville company is taking a bite out of the juice business. → Read More

John Martinelli — the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree

Known for its apple juice and sparkling cider, this family-run Watsonville company is taking a bite out of the juice business. → Read More

Somerville’s KTVU suspension carries an air of mystery

Station management has yet to comment on newsroom conflict → Read More

‘Apple Hill’ provides visitors with a ‘magical connection’ to the land

Apples aren’t the only thing wooing visitors to the apple-dotted hills near Placerville and Camino. There are wineries, cider stops and other delights to explore. → Read More

‘Apple Hill’ provides visitors with a ‘magical connection’ to the land

Apples aren't the only thing wooing visitors to the apple-dotted hills near Placerville and Camino. There are wineries, cider stops and other delights to explore. → Read More

TV this week: Tony Awards celebrate the return of Broadway

Also, more season premieres: 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Blue Bloods,' 'The Good Doctor' among them → Read More

KTVU again removes Frank Somerville from the air

Station suspends Somerville after a disagreement over news coverage → Read More

TV tonight: ‘Foundation’ and ‘Midnight Mass’ debut

Also, 'The Great British Baking Show' returns for Season 12 → Read More

TV tonight: ‘Survivor,’ ‘Masked Singer’ launch new seasons

The fall premieres continue -- NBC's 'Chicago' dramas among them → Read More

49ers, Jerry Rice get some shine in ABC sitcom ‘Home Economics’

The San Francisco 49ers and Levi’s Stadium will be getting plenty of prime-time national TV exposure in the next few days. Not only is the team hosting the Green Bay Packers in NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” broadcast, but a Niners’ game provides the storyline for Wednesday night’s Season 2 opener of “Home Economics” (9:30 p.m., ABC). “Home Economics” is a family sitcom set in the Bay Area. It… → Read More

TV tonight: ‘NCIS’ returns, along with a Hawaiian spin-off

Also, 'Dancing With the Stars' and 'The Voice' launch new seasons → Read More

Emmy Awards: Netflix, Apple win big as streamers reign supreme

'The Crown,' 'Ted Lasso' and 'The Queen's Gambit' rule → Read More