The ground shook. 10 San Ramon Valley 59, No. No. Their deaths punctuated one of San Franciscos darkest eras, but their memories became a guiding light for a city that was determined to right itself. White supremacists, who had used the phrase long before the trolling campaign, quickly promoted it, adding their website links to fliers or combining the phrase with white supremacist language or imagery, the ADL said. When the Bay Area had World Cup fever in 1994. Today, Fishermans Wharf is a popular (and sometimes mocked) tourist destination. Glass negatives, more than a century old, show San Franciscans everyday life after disaster. Black History Month: Events, performances and ways to celebrate. Help us pick S.F.s official animal. Converts to Continuous Service Subscription. The comic, which has appeared in newspapers since 1989, once ran in as many as 2,000 newspapers in 70 countries and 25 languages. 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The Chronicle stopped carrying Dilbert last October after strips that, among other things, joked that reparations, proposed for African Americans because of slavery, can be claimed by underperforming office workers and that to get around efforts to diversify workplaces straight men should pretend they are gay, said Emilio Garcia-Ruiz, editor in chief. The shimmering Bay Lights turn off Sunday night as the effort to raise $11 million to fund a bigger, better version is only partway there. The Squaw Valley Ski Resort wasnt always the place of world-class grandeur we now know. Known for its visibility and proximity to Candlestick Park, the Hunters Point crane has a mostly forgotten history: Its giant arch was once used to stress-test nuclear-tipped Polaris missiles. For sale to good home: Ultrarare 1970s Muni streetcar. With the dramatic devastation around the Marina, the Embarcadero, the Bay Bridge and the Cypress Structure, its easy to forget that Santa Cruz County was hit hard by the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. When 2 mimes had a resounding wedding in Union Square. Something like that. Lyle Tuttle, 1931-2019: See photos of SF tattoo legend from decades past. Username: Password: Don't have an account? The electronic edition although it has the news, does not have the items that make TheChron. Jerry Brown called it monumental in its effect on our future, one of the key projects of Californias long-range water program. A look in back at the first Earth Day in the pages of The Chronicle. Check this guide for updates as bills move through the California legislature. SFs May Day: How a once-popular childrens celebration fizzled out. Whos the all-time best 49ers playoff QB? Reviewed in the United States on November 7, 2018. Kissinger hoped to create a floating exhibit of sea life, but instead the vessel, then renamed the Pacific Queen, spent a few years as a tourist-focused Bay Area by blimp: A new look at rediscovered aerial photos. Converts to Continuous Service Subscription. Amazon will renew on your behalf at the lowest renewal rate then available to Amazon.com customers at the time of renewal. While never beloved The Chronicles editorial board called for the foolish freeway to be demolished only six months in it would take a 6.9-magnitude earthquake, and a Lucky to get out alive: When a deadly Bay Area storm wreaked havoc in 1982. The meat substitute company joins Zoom, MasterClassand other Bay Area companies with recent layoffs. COMPANY. As grounds crews for the Giants and As prepare their fields for 2023, MLBs bigger bases expose its asymmetry: The bases dont form a perfect square, and its not 90 feet between them. Oaklanders say homelessness is the most urgent issue facing the city, UC Berkeley students protest plans to shutter rare anthropology library, Last chance to see: Bay Bridge lights turn off on Sunday, How far S.F.s economy fell during the pandemic, compared to other areas, California extends deadline to file 2022 income taxes to match IRS decision. Celebrations and relief after the Giants win their first World Series since moving to San Francisco in 1958. Saving SFs Conservatory of Flowers, Golden Gate Parks grandest building. Moratorium Day: When anti-Vietnam War march brought out squares and students. What about the idea of the S.F. Updated to include drought zones while tracking water shortage status of your area, plus reservoir levels and a list of restrictions for the Bay Areas largest water districts. 15 Sacred Heart Prep 57, OT. For your convenience, issues are automatically delivered wirelessly to your Kindle starting at 5:00 AM San Francisco local time. His Detroit Pistons coach sees New bars are bringing buzz to Wine Country, plus more developments, Foreigners keep buying Napa Valley wineries. Take It From The Tinkersons. The fierce explosion killed more than 300 people and destroyed a town, but the disasters legacy was what sailors considered a miscarriage of justice. Heres the evidence so far. The personal, path-making art of Amalia Mesa-Bains, Review: Mel Brooks History of the World is back and it stinks on ice, Close director Lukas Dhont returns to Bay Area to speak straight from the heart, Review: Some of MIT's brightest minds faced years of discrimination because they were women, PlayGround and Poltergeist Theatre Project's 'Gaslit', 6 concerts to catch in the Bay Area this March, March 2023 new releases include Miley Cyrus, De La Soul and U2, 5 TV shows and movies coming to Netflix, Disney+ and more in March, The 9 best live music venues in San Francisco Lets see some action, My son is transgender. The Golden Gate International Exposition was one of the grandest parties in San Franciscos history. Revisit her storied trip through S.F. Besides the Kindle version lacking several features, several stories were already available online for free the day before, some articles have the wrong headings and the daily issue sometimes doesn't show up until a day later. The 1980s reunion of one of San Franciscos biggest Summer of Love bands was an unexpected and short-lived delight. 14 University-SF 39. A change on the comics page. The Chronicles archive has hundreds of photos and negatives of Beach Blanket Babylon, including some behind-the-scenes shots that havent been seen in decades. California Highway Patrol officers used a bullhorn to order A salute to the king of Golden Gate Bridge stunts. The case goes to trial in Napa this week. Sign up to receive weekly updates and news from around the kingdom. Pritikin played up the mansions reputation as haunted, making the hotel a popular landmark and drawing the From housing sit-in to Da Mayor: A look back at Willie Brown in The Chronicles photo archives. Dilbert was dropped Saturday by the San Antonio Express News and Hearst Connecticut Media Group, which are owned by Hearst Communications, The Chronicles parent company. Thirty years ago, as the AIDS crisis grew, big-name rock stars including Jerry Garcia, Huey Lewis, John Fogerty, Tracy Chapman, Linda Ronstadt and more put on a week of Bay Area shows to raise money against the disease. Breaking news alerts Wildfire coverage Air quality, outage maps In-depth local reporting Puzzles and comics SUBSCRIPTION DETAILS: Download the app for free. A Chronicle archive look-back at the best of our Jerry Garcia photos. And for more than six decades, the scene has shifted and the fog has rolled in. The story of Jack London Square begins in 1950, when Oaklands Board of Port Commissioners named four blocks of waterfront area after one of its most famous former residents. The deadly storm this month that killed five people and brought flooding to parts of the Bay Area sparked a memory about one of the worst sets of winter downpours to hit Northern California: the storms of December 1981 and January 1982. The Cow Palace. The paper shows up most of time on my tablet and is very comprehensive with articles. In June 1975 one of The Chronicles photographers captured stunning sights: views of the city and surrounding areas from the cockpit of the Goodyear Blimp. Jerry Garcia: See rare photos of the Grateful Dead legend from The Chronicles archives. For Its definitely not the same as the paper version back-in-the day. San Francisco, however, rose from the ashes, rebuilt and became a greater city, a shining symbol of the West. Terms apply. North Bays 1986 record-setting floods: See stunning images. A trip to The Chronicles basement archive while doing Sporting Remembering the Leslie Salt Mountain: Bay Areas odd, glistening landmark. In the early 1930s, William Randolph Sutro Tower: San Franciscos Eiffel Tower? Cancel Anytime. About that New York Times op-ed on San Francisco How Californias Big Ag wants you to think about all this rain, How California can teach New York to clean up truck pollution, Tesla vs. gas cars: Here's how popular EVs perform on a California roadtrip. The party then answered its own People around the Bay Area are always surprised when nature turns a page. How close we are to bringing lights back. Oracle Arena. When the Andy Warhol experience popped into San Francisco. Enough to shut down every resort. Before 1954, Veterans Day Howard Hughes, the CIA and a mysterious ship in the Bay Area. California snowpack hits highest level this century for March, could become biggest ever, Hit bean company Rancho Gordo embroiled in discrimination lawsuit. Californias COVID emergency is over. A photo deep dive of Giants 2010 World Series win. Limited acc Life on Americas calmest military base was a great perk for those stationed at the Presidio but that too came to an end. I finally caught COVID. In his annual message to the Board of Supervisors on Jan. 27, 1947, he said, I know there are strong sentimental reasons for keeping this old, ingenious and novel mode of transportation. Its hard to believe, but San Joses Shark Tank now known to non-hockey fans as the SAP Center turns 25 this year. Close to 2,000 species of flowers decorate one of the oldest and most photographed buildings in Golden Gate Park: the Conservatory of Flowers. The beauty and rarity of this historic greenhouse it is the only wooden conservatory left standing in Atop Mount Tamalpais, a Cold War mystery hiding in plain sight. Using Zillow home values data, we are mapping Bay Area median house prices and charting changes in the housing market. In late January, Macys announced it had sold the famous I. Magnin Building in Union Square. The epicenter: Rediscovered photos show Loma Prieta quakes Santa Cruz devastation. SFs Cherry Blossom Festival: 50 years of signaling spring in Japantown. Follow Total SF adventures at www.sfchronicle.com/totalsf, Forget the slap. The Oscars have had plenty of pop culture hits, How (and where) to watch 2023 Oscar-nominated films online, Mind-blowing Exploratorium program turns 40, Metallica's James Hetfield to star in Western thriller with Peter Dinklage, Wife of missing Bay Area radio host says Jeffrey Vandergrift 'will not be coming back', Outside Lands 2023 presale tickets go on sale this week. Produced by Peter Hartlaub. How Fort Point, protector of SF, was saved at foot of Golden Gate Bridge. Whats the famous line: The hottest summer I ever spent was an autumn in San Francisco? Saturday's semifinals. A century of Chronicle presidential election front pages. For instance, some days may have 12 obituaries, and then none for a week. I used to live in SF, so I like to read about daily issues etc. You dont stumble across hidden presidential history every day. This week marks the 40th anniversary of the verdict, the White Night riots and the police response that followed. Thanksgiving memories: Decades of photos of San Franciscans helping others. Use this tool to compare electric vehicles and see if you can ditch your gas car for your next trip. From The Chronicle, SFs Aquatic Park: From dream to disaster to New Deal landmark. sends student to hospital, Yes, that's a toucan flying around Walnut Creek, Rasmussen Reports survey of 1,000 American adults. For more than a century, comedys biggest names have stopped in San Francisco to capture some laughter. Candlestick Parks first Opening Day: Found photos from 60 years ago. More than 125,000 people drove or ferried to Treasure Island for the opening of the Golden Gate International Exposition. A visit to The SFs foolish freeway: The battle to tear down the Embarcadero Freeway. With Stephen Curry & Co. winning their Remembering Robert Kennedy in SF 50 years after his assassination. But as we head toward San Franciscos summery fall, we want to salute you and the citys signature weather spectacle: the fog rolling in from the ocean. The SF Chronicle is a second-rate newspaper at best. Photos of the great Peninsula train derailment of 1953 rediscovered. Just before the start of the 2018-19 NHL season, a visit to The Our archives Coit Tower photos disappeared. Archive photos: Baker Beachs beautiful vistas and deadly history. Storyland spent six years becoming an ambitious childrens playground. Up close with Claude the albino alligator. It provides comprehensive coverage of local, regional and international news, entertainment and sports, and is one of the only papers in the United States with a regular column devoted to the architecture industry. It is OK instead of the morning paper in hard copy, Reviewed in the United States on December 10, 2018. The mysteries of Shakespeare Garden in Golden Gate Park. It was thousands of feet shorter than Mount Hamilton. California announced Thursday that it will follow the lead of the Internal Revenue Service and postpone tax filing deadlines until Oct. 16 for almost all people and businesses in the state. Its easy to flip through decades of Depression-era discovery: Shasta Dam construction photos unearthed. The space, known as Brooks Hall, started with some, uh, underground SFs China Beach and the irony behind its name. We certainly do not want to provide them with financial support.. Hey, baseball fans. There are consequential and interesting bills on the agenda in Sacramento. Audio walking tours that highlight the hidden corners and little-known histories of San Francisco. State Sen. Scott Wiener weighs run for Nancy Pelosi's congressional seat. When Great American Smokeout started in SF on mission to snuff out cigarettes. Tom Stienstra survived every risk the outdoors threw at him. Californians can put off filing taxes but should they? This isnt a joke. Cancel Anytime. Just news stories in articles. I miss getting up every morning and reading The Chron. On a recent trip to the archive, I turned up decades-old photos and articles on Robert Niles, the unquestioned king of Golden Gate Bridge stunts. More from Luann. Feb. 24, 2023 Updated: Feb. 26, 2023 10:31 a.m. A striking part of USFs campus has its own history and a cache of unpublished photos in The Chronicles archive. This is the story of a treasure rediscovered. Chronicle Vault. San Francisco Mayor George Christopher accepted an invitation to Moscow from a Soviet leader with hopes he could use the trip to promote cultural exchange. Oversize photos were an annoyance for librarians to file, so they were often misplaced or outright lost. In the 1950s, an enterprising San Franciscan built a Sky Tram near Ocean Beach. While refiling negatives in The Chronicles basement archive, I found a pack of photo negatives of a 1952 tour of three double-decker buses from London. The other complaint is there are no box scores, standings or TV schedules in the Sports section like in the hard copy. Thank you for contacting the San Francisco Chronicle. The Barn. Useful to catch up but missing the personality of the city, Reviewed in the United States on July 6, 2020. Will California bust its budget by extending tax deadline? Merchants in areas hardest hit by burglaries say city is failing them, Listen: It's Animal Month! It was the most powerful earthquake to hit San Francisco since 1906, but its a foggy memory 60 years later. Rare photos of the famous photographer in front of the camera including during his 35 years at The Chronicle. Going to Tahoe this weekend? Remembering Emeryvilles mudflat art and why the mud won out. It may never get built. Your weekly guide to Bay Area arts & entertainment. Heres a look-back at the Opening Day exploits of As owner Charlie Finley and some of his most outrageous exploits, including a mascot mule and a mustache promotion. The SF Chronicle is a second-rate newspaper at best. Several small tremors came in waves, signaling something 1967 Vietnam War protest photos show savagery by police in Amid the chaos of the Vietnam War across the Pacific Ocean and the protests at home, a conflict in the Bay Area proved inevitable. For a century and a half, San Franciscans relied on Gumps for one-of-a-kind gifts. Golden Gate Bridges 1937 debut: An awe-inspiring archive find for the ages. Created by lesbian feminists to distribute information and stories suppressed by the mainstream literary industry, Old Wives' Tales was a rebellion, part of a movement of feminist bookshops that . Browse the archive by date. With Stephen Curry and Co. being the hottest ticket around as they head to the NBA Finals for a third straight year, I went searching in The Chronicles Lets celebrate the Tubes, one of SFs weirdest rock bands ever. On the morning of March 22, 1957, the ground started shaking. For sale: one island, 1.1 square miles, stunning views of San Francisco, decades of American historical significance. Heavy with driftwood and otherwise empty, the Emeryville mudflats became a sculptural playland in the 1960s and 70s. Cartoonist Scott Adams' recent racist rant drew condemnation and led to his comic being pulled from many newspapers. We found 49ers Super Bowl photos from 1995; now theyre online for the first time. Despite its spectacular view of the Golden Gate Bridge, China Beach is sometimes thought of as a hidden gem of San Francisco. Bam! Jordan Parker is a breaking news reporter for The San Francisco Chronicle. When Oakland As owner Charlie Finley pulled out all the stops for Opening Day. A New Comic Strip by Andrea Beizer. I especially enjoy the Sunday edition - however, the format has apparently changed with the addition of obituaries (many) and elimination of the news quiz. A century ago, technological innovation and the heart of a war-battered nation came together in San Francisco in a tribute to troops who called the Bay Area home. Bob Mankoff Presents: Show Me The Funny (Animal Edition). World War II surplus frenzy hits Bay Area. But early on, the focus became more toward lawyer Sam Driver Tribute to Milk and Moscone: Found photos show SF leaders in younger days. The concert at Winterland in 1976 was to be the final concert that The Band performed on the How San Francisco has celebrated its veterans for decades. Since the citys first major-league Opening Day on April 15, 1958, San Franciscans have come out to watch the game and enjoy the Stanfords secrets: Decades of surprises stashed in Hoover Tower. Michael Collier, a former Chronicle editor, dies in Oregon car crash, Charlie Walker, 'mayor of Bayview-Hunters Point,' dies at 89. The Bridge School benefit concerts organized by Neil Young and ex-wife Pegi Young aided a great cause with entertaining shows for thirty years. Symphony celebrates spring with a beautiful new commission, UC Berkeley students protest plans to shutter rare anthropology library, She came of age in her family's abusive California religious cult. The 49ers drafted Joe Montana 40 years ago, and San Francisco football would never be the same. Fifty years ago, anti-war demonstrators took a stand, shutting down the Oakland Induction Center, a Halloweens of SFs past: Long-buried photos dug up from More than a century ago, Halloween in San Francisco was all about adults getting dressed up in crazy outfits and letting loose at raucous parties. When the world came to San Francisco to create the United Nations. Earlier in the day, the editor of the Cleveland Plain Dealer announced the paper dropped the Dilbert comic strip because of Adams rant. A dig into The Chronicles archives unearthed compelling photos from that night. Built in the 19th century and standing tall until the mid-20th, the Death of the Hippies: Haight-Ashburys 1967 funeral for Rest in peace, hippies. The memory of these visits sent me to The Chronicles archive in search of old photos and stories about Bufanos sculptures, and I was amazed at the abundance of images we had of the classic San Franciscan and his work. Updated Today. Its only the latest attempt by the city to ease traffic congestion around the famous street. But is he a "leadership genius"? In the 1970s, this 25-mile-long art project wowed the Bay Area. Your Privacy Choices (Opt Out of Sale/Targeted Ads).