J. K. Dineen

J. K. Dineen is a metro reporter at the San Francisco Chronicle, where he writes about real estate development, the waterfront, housing, neighborhoods, and land-use planning. He has also been a staff reporter at the San Francisco Business Times, The San Francisco Examiner, the New York Daily News, and a bunch of papers in his native Massachusetts. He lives in San Francisco with his family.

Past Events

Ransoming Pagan Babies Launch Party

Wednesday Feb 07 2018   7:00 PM
City Lights Bookstore  261 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA  map

Happy Hour and High Spirits at the Mechanics’ Institute Library

Thursday Jul 28 2016   6:00 PM
Mechanics' Institute Library  57 Post St, San Francisco, CA  map

San Francisco’s Secret Histories: Chinatown, the Tenderloin, and Legacy Bars

Saturday Jun 04 2016   10:00 AM
The David Brower Center Tamalpais Room  2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA  map

Do Deceive: The Art of the Unpredictable in Global Mysteries

Saturday Jun 04 2016   1:30 PM
Journeys Stage at the Osher Studio  2055 Center St, Berkeley, CA  map

Happy Hour and Book Signing at Specs’

Sunday Feb 28 2016   5:30 PM
Specs' Twelve Adler Museum Cafe  12 William Saroyan Pl., San Francisco, CA  map

Happy Hour Book Gathering

Wednesday Feb 03 2016   5:00 PM
Hearth  4701 Geary Blvd., San Francisco, CA  map

Duggan McDonnell and J.K. Dineen Talk Drinking in San Francisco

Wednesday Jan 27 2016   7:00 PM
Belle Cora  565 Green St., San Francisco, CA  map

Happy Hour at Hotel Utah Saloon with J.K. Dineen

Wednesday Dec 30 2015   4:00 PM
Hotel Utah Saloon  500 4th Street, San Francisco, CA  map

Happy Hour at The Ramp with J.K. Dineen

Thursday Dec 17 2015   5:00 PM
The Ramp  855 Terry A Francois Blvd., San Francisco, CA  map

Say “Cheese” and Then Say “Negroni”

Wednesday Dec 02 2015   7:00 PM
The Green Arcade  1680 Market St., San Francisco, CA  map

High Spirits with JK Dineen: SF Heritage Lecture Series 

Thursday Nov 19 2015   6:00 PM
Swedish American Music Hall  2174 Market St. (The Castro), San Francisco, CA  map

High Spirits with JK Dineen: Mullen Bros Imaging Book Signing & Exhibit 

Sunday Nov 15 2015   4:00 PM
Mullen Bros Imaging  2040 Oakdale Ave., San Francisco, CA  map

High Spirits with JK Dineen: Folio Books Reading

Thursday Nov 12 2015   7:00 PM
Folio Books  3957 24th St., San Francisco, CA  map

High Spirits at Original McCarthy’s/Cha Cha Cha

Wednesday Oct 28 2015   5:00 PM
Cha Cha Cha  2327 Mission St., San Francisco, CA  map

JK Dineen and John King at Bird & Beckett Books and Records 

Thursday Oct 22 2015   7:00 PM
Bird & Beckett Books and Records  653 Chenery St., San Francisco, CA  map

Legacy Bars & Restaurants Happy Hour Celebration

Monday Jun 02 2014   6:00 PM
Cha Cha Cha/Original McCarthy’s  2327 Mission St., San Francisco, CA  map

Here Tomorrow @SPUR

Monday Nov 04 2013   6:00 PM
SPUR  654 Mission St., San Francisco, CA  map

Here Tomorrow: Book Release Party!

Sunday Oct 20 2013   2:00 PM
Bird & Beckett Books  653 Chenery St., San Francisco, CA  map

2013 California Preservation Design Awards

Friday Sep 27 2013  
Julia Morgan Ballroom  465 California St., San Francisco, CA  map

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