Michael Howerton

PJ Harvey brings her new global vision to Masonic

PJ Harvey delivered a rousing show Tuesday night at the Masonic, drawing…

This is not goodbye

This is not a goodbye but more of a note to say…

Transgender protections are civil rights

Thankfully, San Francisco will not be directly harmed by the Trump administration’s…

Showing up to preserve our city

Last Thursday, hundreds of local businesses and restaurants never opened, and many…

State of our city, state of our nation

"I stand before you, asking for all of you to stand with…

With new beginnings, hope for change

It is a time of new beginnings. On Monday, San Francisco is…

Looking forward to meeting Chief Scott

A day after Mayor Ed Lee announced William Scott, a deputy chief…

Contents under pressure: San Francisco’s boom

Here in the land of bubbles — the tech bubble, the real…

Free CCSF or homeless services: The City’s false choice

"A promise is a promise,” Supervisor Aaron Peskin said. “We made a…

The City rises against Trump

Obama said we are all on the same team. Clinton said we…

In the election aftermath, opposing Trump’s America

The election of Donald Trump has left many things so very uncertain.…

Examiner goes pink to stand in solidarity

You may have noticed the pink on the San Francisco Examiner logo…

Release the tapes

"Release the tapes.” That was the chant in Charlotte, N.C., this past…

Reporting with a new language

Reporters are accustomed to asking those they interview to spell their name,…

Measuring the half-life of Sept. 11

Fifteen years ago today, I was on the sidewalk in lower Manhattan…

Standing on ceremony

My 10-year-old daughter doesn’t stand during the national anthem at baseball games.…

California’s death row dilemma

Of the 2,943 inmates awaiting the death penalty in the United States,…

Getting the SFPD camera ready

The first group of San Francisco police officers to be outfitted with…

Safe SROs are vital to SF’s low-income housing option

San Francisco’s single-room occupancy hotels house thousands of residents and provide a…

Dirty politics at City Hall

We, as a city, benefit when our leaders are passionate, argumentative and…