Editor’s Note: Five decades after the Summer of Love, The Chronicle decided it was time to revisit the San Francisco of the ’60s. I spearheaded the project, working with my team over several months to commemorate this radical era in Bay Area and American history with a special magazine. The content is also digitally presented, enhanced with a curated playlist, videos and more, on The Chronicle’s premium website.

Summer of Love: A 50th Anniversary Celebration