150th Anniversary

Artistic free spirits have always flocked to SF

When did San Francisco become an arts mecca? If you ask Bill…

 

City left in ruins

Perhaps no single event has been more important to the San Francisco…

 

Ex-Examiners: Former reporter-editor recalls Jonestown, 1980s newsroom

Before readers contacted news reporters via e-mail, online comments and Twitter, there…

 

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

As a staff writer at The San Francisco Examiner 20 years ago,…

New era brings changes to Examiner

Today, the San Francisco Examiner turns 150 years old. To mark the…

Power of the press

Led by William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer, newspapers were largely responsible…

Preparedness Day Bombing tore through cultural fabric of SF

The blast tore through the ranks of the parade, its metal-packed heart…

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

San Francisco has always been a party town. A steady stream of…

An ‘all-night’ job: Editing Hunter Thompson’s Examiner column

On the evening of Sunday, May 3, 1987, David McCumber, an editor…

An ‘all-night’ job: Editing Hunter Thompson’s Examiner column

On the evening of Sunday, May 3, 1987, David McCumber, an editor…

Artistic free spirits have always flocked to SF

When did San Francisco become an arts mecca? If you ask Bill…

City left in ruins

Perhaps no single event has been more important to the San Francisco…

Dispelling myth of Twain as Examiner writer

In the same manner that there is no evidence Mark Twain ever…

Dispelling myth of Twain as Examiner writer

In the same manner that there is no evidence Mark Twain ever…

Ex-Examiners: Former reporter-editor recalls Jonestown, 1980s newsroom

Before readers contacted news reporters via e-mail, online comments and Twitter, there…

Fall of an SF political boss in 1906 offers cautionary tale

Big personalities have long dominated San Francisco's politics, and the biggest personality…

For the past 150 years, The Examiner has recorded life in The City

It started as a small paper under a different name — born…

Honoring our history

It's hard to believe The San Francisco Examiner is 150 years old.…

Honoring our history

It's hard to believe The San Francisco Examiner is 150 years old.…

Legacy business: Boudin sourdough tastes the same today as it did in 1849

Boudin Bakery started in 1849 when Isidore Boudin, the son of master…