How to get the most out of your San Francisco Chronicle subscription

The Chronicle building at 901 Mission St. is seen on Thursday, May 24, 2018 in San Francisco, Calif.

The Chronicle building at 901 Mission St. is seen on Thursday, May 24, 2018 in San Francisco, Calif.

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Thank you for being a subscriber. The San Francisco Chronicle wouldn’t exist without your support.

We’re working hard to make improvements to our print and digital products every day. In case you’ve missed it, there are lots of ways to get more out of your subscription. Here are eight ways to enjoy The Chronicle every day:

Unlimited Digital Access on

As a subscriber, you can log yourself in to for access to all of our journalism. Print subscribers can get digital access at no extra cost.

Only Online

Every day, we publish articles and content that you can find only on our website and app.  Here’s a taste of what you get online:

Top Restaurants: Our critic Soleil Ho's guide to the best places to eat in S.F., Oakland, and the entire Bay Area.

Di ning Guides: We now have over 40 Top Restaurants lists that feature different food types and cities, including the best Japanese food , Top Burritos , best brunch , Top Peninsula and Top Marin . Read more about the best-of lists here.

• Breaking news coverage on weather , wildfires , S.F. City Hall , real estate , local sports teams and much more.

Real Estate: Track home prices in every Bay Area city and ZIP code and see how prices have changed near you by plugging in your address to the interactive map.

Air Quality Map: See data from local sensors, locations of Bay Area fires, and wind direction/speeds so you can assess conditions near you.

California Fire Map: An interactive map of wildfires burning across the Bay Area and California.

• Access to our 150-plus-year archive of articles and photos.

• Track the latest car break-ins , earthquakes , fog and more across the Bay Area.

Gifting/Sharing Articles

Your subscription comes with the benefit to gift or share an article. Here's how:

Look for the “Gift this article” button next to any article and click on it. You will have two options: emailing the article or copying the link. If you select email, a message that includes the article headline with the article link will be automatically generated.

The link remains active for 14 days, and your subscriber benefit entitles you to share up to 10 articles paywall-free every 30 days.  While the article is paywall-free (doesn’t require a subscription to read), if the recipient is new to our publication, we will ask them to please submit their email address to read the article.

Download Our App

• Get unlimited access to read, watch and listen on the go with our app on your iPhone or Android .

• We’ll alert you to important breaking news and other must-read features throughout the day with push notifications tailored to you.

Your benefits

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Sign Up For Our Newsletters

Chronicle editors pull together the best of our coverage and deliver it to your inbox. Here are our newsletter options:

Bay Briefing : The Bay Area’s best journalism, delivered to your inbox each weekday morning.

Morning Fix : All of our top stories each morning, plus the e-edition for subscribers.

Chronicle Food : The ultimate advice on where to eat now, plus insights on Northern California's culinary scene.

Bite Curious: Our restaurant critic, Soleil Ho, gives you an insider's look at Bay Area dining.

Drinking with Esther : Our wine critic, Esther Mobley, tours Wine Country and helps you decide what to drink next.

Sporting Green : Daily coverage from Chronicle’s reporters on the Warriors, Giants, A’s, 49ers and more, plus columnists like Ann Killion.

Political Punch : Politics from a California perspective, sent three times a week.

Giants Splash: Giants’ news, analysis and much more from Henry Schulman and John Shea.

Datebook : Your guide to arts and entertainment in the Bay Area, delivered weekly.

Opinion Central : Hard-hitting views from The Chronicle Editorial Board.

Chronicle Vault : Dig into our archive of more than 150 years of S.F. stories.

Travel : Destinations, new and familiar, from Bay Area experts.

Attend Virtual Member Events & Enjoy Member Discounts

We can open the door to incredible online experiences:

• Join in on exclusive online events hosted by Chronicle staff.

• Locals-only member discount offers.

How to listen to podcasts.

How to listen to podcasts.

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Listen to Our Podcasts

Our newsroom wants you to be able to listen to our stories, wherever you are and whenever you want. Here’s our audio lineup:

Fifth & Mission : Dive inside the biggest Bay Area stories of the day with S.F. City Hall columnist Heather Knight and Demian Bulwa, Director of News.

Get The E-Edition

Enjoy the paper, but online. With the e-edition, you get our print layout, curated every day, but without the physical paper. Here’s where you get the e-edition.

Follow Us On Social Media and Other News Sites


• Follow us on our Twitter account to get more from our reporters and editors.


• Navigate to the San Francisco Chronicle’s Facebook page

• Click on “Following” at the top (you might have to first click on “...” if you’re on a mobile device)

• Select “See First”


• Follow @sfchronicle on Instagram to see photos and videos from our visuals team.


• Follow our Reddit account for Q+As with our newsroom.


• Add us on Flipboard for our curated content.