Herb Caen
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"Herbert Eugene "Herb" Caen" was a San Francisco journalist whose daily columnist/column of local goings-on and insider gossip, social and political happenings, painful puns and offbeat anecdotes—"a continuous love letter to San Francisco"—appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle for almost sixty years (excepting a brief defection to the San Francisco Examiner), and made him a household name throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.

A Pulitzer Prize Special Citations and Awards/special Pulitzer Prize called him the "voice and conscience" of San Francisco."

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