On Tuesday, San Francisco Chronicle management reported that 120 employees voluntarily agreed to leave as part of an effort to save costs to keep the paper running.
The company is expected to announce on Friday how many buyout applications it receives in this ongoing round of cuts and cuts.
Reaction to the possible/eventual shutdown of the major daily has been interesting. The San Francisco Bay Guardian is keeping tabs, and a group of SF citizenry is exploring life after the Chronicle through a digital lense.
And, of course, in the wake of newspapers struggling across the country, there remains plenty of passion and perspective.