San Francisco Examiner

This front page of the San Francisco Examiner won first place in Page Design in this year's Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards.

San Francisco Examiner, SF Weekly win top awards in Bay Area journalism contest

The San Francisco Examiner and SF Weekly took home top awards in…

 

Reporting with a new language

Reporting with a new language

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

 

Joining with SF Homeless Project

Joining with SF Homeless Project

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

 

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Pressure mounts against Chief Suhr

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

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Ilyich Sato, left, sits near the curb with supporters on April 25 during Day 5 of a hunger strike protesting police violence outside the Mission Police Station in San Francisco. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

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

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

Ilyich Sato, left, sits near the curb with supporters on April 25 during Day 5 of a hunger strike protesting police violence outside the Mission Police Station in San Francisco. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Uber, the San Francisco-based ride-hail company, recently settled two lawsuits to the tune of $100 million. (Eraldo Peres/AP)

EDITORIAL: Settlement gives Uber an open road

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

Uber, the San Francisco-based ride-hail company, recently settled two lawsuits to the tune of $100 million. (Eraldo Peres/AP)
Georgia Hesse looks out on her balcony at home. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF Examiner’s founding travel editor Georgia Hesse reflects on worldwide adventures

Retired San Francisco newspaper writer Georgia Hesse is looking forward to seeing…

Georgia Hesse looks out on her balcony at home. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
The San Francisco Deltas will play their home games at the famed Kezar Stadium next year. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

EDITORIAL: San Francisco Deltas find a home

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

The San Francisco Deltas will play their home games at the famed Kezar Stadium next year. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Ashante Jones, 39, in a tent on 13th Street before homeless people were ordered to vacate the area on Feb. 24, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

EDITORIAL: Navigating a way out for our homeless

The homeless have been more visible than usual over the past few…

Ashante Jones, 39, in a tent on 13th Street before homeless people were ordered to vacate the area on Feb. 24, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
An op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal by Heather Mac Donald, titled "The Myths of Black Lifes Matter," hangs on a bulletin board in the San Francisco Police Department's Taraval Station. (Submitted photo)

No violation in SFPD’s posting of Wall Street Journal article on policing

A San Francisco police station found itself at the center of controversy…

An op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal by Heather Mac Donald, titled "The Myths of Black Lifes Matter," hangs on a bulletin board in the San Francisco Police Department's Taraval Station. (Submitted photo)

Strange path to density bonuses

San Francisco, known for its varied neighborhoods, has seen them convulsed recently…

ESPN commentators and former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Steve Young, left, former Baltimore Ravens quarterback Trent Dilfer, former Baltimore Ravens Ray Lewis and Suzy Kolber talk prior to an NFL football game between the Arizona Cardinals and the Baltimore Ravens in 2015. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)

ESPN sliding ‘back, back, back’

LOS ANGELES — ESPN, the sports network that drives Disney’s profit engine,…

ESPN commentators and former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Steve Young, left, former Baltimore Ravens quarterback Trent Dilfer, former Baltimore Ravens Ray Lewis and Suzy Kolber talk prior to an NFL football game between the Arizona Cardinals and the Baltimore Ravens in 2015. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)
Colin Kaepernick yearns for the benefits of playing in New York — the bright lights, and proximity to his semicelebrity girlfriend. The 49ers would be wise to allow him to pursue them.  (Matt York/AP)

Kap + NYC GF = 49ers must dump him

Sometimes in this industry, you must hold your nose and plunge into…

Colin Kaepernick yearns for the benefits of playing in New York — the bright lights, and proximity to his semicelebrity girlfriend. The 49ers would be wise to allow him to pursue them.  (Matt York/AP)
Carolina Panthers' Ryan Delaire and Bene' Benwikere dance with Miss Universe  is seen during Openin during Opening Night for Super Bowl 50 on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in San Jose. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

One more mausoleum season won’t placate Raider Nation

The future of the Raiders has turned into a leverage game and,…

Carolina Panthers' Ryan Delaire and Bene' Benwikere dance with Miss Universe  is seen during Openin during Opening Night for Super Bowl 50 on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in San Jose. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Senate Commerce Committee member Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla. holds an example of the defective airbag made by Takata of Japan that has been linked to multiple deaths and injuries in cars driven in the U.S. during a November 2014 hearing on Capitol Hill. (J. Scott Applewhite/2014 AP)

Dolan: Stay informed about airbag deployment dangers

This week’s question comes from Randolf G. in the Sunset, who asks:…

Senate Commerce Committee member Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla. holds an example of the defective airbag made by Takata of Japan that has been linked to multiple deaths and injuries in cars driven in the U.S. during a November 2014 hearing on Capitol Hill. (J. Scott Applewhite/2014 AP)
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Arbitration agreements tend to favor authors

After my article on arbitration in the Oct. 29 issue of the…

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Artists facing displacement from their homes, studios or apartments is a growing concern in San Francisco. The Redlick Building at 17th and Mission streets is one such place where artists face displacement because their landlord may not renew their lease. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SF Arts Commission reaches out to SF artists for work space displacement stories

The Arts Commission has spent a considerable amount of time lately discussing…

Artists facing displacement from their homes, studios or apartments is a growing concern in San Francisco. The Redlick Building at 17th and Mission streets is one such place where artists face displacement because their landlord may not renew their lease. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
A June 14, 1907 front page of The Examiner proclaims that Mayor Eugene Schmitz was convicted of extortion. At the time, The City was recovering from the 1906 quake.

Fall of an SF political boss in 1906 offers cautionary tale

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

A June 14, 1907 front page of The Examiner proclaims that Mayor Eugene Schmitz was convicted of extortion. At the time, The City was recovering from the 1906 quake.
Wagner

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

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

Wagner
Power of the press

Power of the press

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

Power of the press