Tag: 150th Anniversary

New era brings changes to Examiner

Today, the San Francisco Examiner turns 150 years old. To mark the occasion, we have devised a new look: a…

3 years ago

New era brings changes to Examiner

Today, the San Francisco Examiner turns 150 years old. To mark the occasion, we have devised a new look: a…

3 years ago

Artistic free spirits have always flocked to SF

When did San Francisco become an arts mecca? If you ask Bill Issel, San Francisco State University's history professor emeritus,…

3 years ago

Power of the press

Led by William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer, newspapers were largely responsible for creating the Spanish American War through the…

3 years ago

Meet Venise Wagner, reporter covering black community in SF in 1990s

As a staff writer at The San Francisco Examiner 20 years ago, Venise Wagner was one of the only reporters…

3 years ago

Preparedness Day Bombing tore through cultural fabric of SF

The blast tore through the ranks of the parade, its metal-packed heart shattering windows and ripping through bodies in a…

3 years ago

The country’s first war on drugs: SF vs. opium

San Francisco has always been a party town. A steady stream of wealth — whether from gold fields or Silicon…

3 years ago

City left in ruins

Perhaps no single event has been more important to the San Francisco we know today than the Great Earthquake and…

3 years ago