Con man faces UGA kidnap charge

...Georgia professor was arrested again early Tuesday on charges of kidnapping a student on campus and trying to rob her.Michael Ryan King, 31, forced his way into the student's car and intimidated her into driving to an ATM to make a withdrawal...

Patriots, do your job!

New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick likes to exhort his players, "Just do your job!" It's good advice for other kinds of patriots, too.

Living in infamy: Must we have to see mass killers' mugs over and over?

The wide-eyed lunacy in the face of the Aurora shooter couldn't go away fast enough for my taste.

Mayor's column copied others' work

...wouldn't borrow phrasing from a blog entry written two years ago in Seattle," Hotchkiss said.Editorial Page Editor Michael Ryan said the submission displayed "no red flags," such as unique or familiar phrasing, to prompt further review, and...

'Brush' with greatness: 'Chronicle' cartoonist has new book, higher profile

Not so much because of his celebrity as for his considerable body of work, it seemed a good time to put out of book of his best cartoons ever.

To heal our nation, does America need a doctor?

Now is the time to explore a new way forward.

Now is the time for all good Jodi Lotts to come to the aid of their country

She is, in short, running for all the right reasons.

New phenomena have huge impact in expanding world of book publishing

...Internet, text messages and cell phones, it is easy for authors to provide mutual support. I have learned much from Michael Ryan, Bowdre Mays and especially Turner Simkins. Turner has had great success with short talks followed by book-signings...

Most small-business owners actually seek meaning, not time off

...read Frankl's book, or read The Last Freedom, a novel based on Frankl's life, by Chronicle Editorial Page Editor Michael Ryan. TO SUCCEED IN business, you must love your work. You must be a person with a grateful heart. You must be incredibly...

Changing world of book publishing offers varied options for authors

...university press and a Print On Demand company, I feel that the best choice today is the POD model.Local authors Michael Ryan (The Last Freedom: A Novel on the Real Life Adventure of Viktor Frankl) and Bowdre Mays (Is Living Well Still the...