Michael Howerton

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,…

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…

A deepening divide

Dallas, Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights. In a span of three consecutive days…

Joining with SF Homeless Project

Homelessness is not a uniquely San Francisco problem. Other cities — New…

The United States and its gun problem

The United States has a gun problem. Will the mass shooting in…

Fighting forward to November

On Thursday night, Pulitzer Prize-winning American historian Joseph Ellis was in town…

Vote your mind

Election week is here. Don’t forget to vote if you haven’t already.…

Pressure mounts against Chief Suhr

The pressure against San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr is ratcheting up,…

EDITORIAL: ‘Frisco Five’ spotlight Mayor Lee’s deficiencies

The hunger strike of the “Frisco Five,” who have been camped out…

EDITORIAL: Settlement gives Uber an open road

For Uber, $100 million was a pretty good deal for an open…

EDITORIAL: War on homeless hurts trust in San Francisco

The homeless have long been a part of San Francisco BART stations.…

EDITORIAL: San Francisco Deltas find a home

It was reason to cheer. The City welcomed the San Francisco Deltas,…

Michael Howerton named editor of San Francisco Examiner

Michael Howerton has been named editor in chief of The San Francisco…