The National Football League will not blackout any games from local TV markets during the 2015 season.
On Black Friday protesters will gather at San Francisco’s Union Square and in Emeryville to speak out against police brutality.
A grassroots protest is circulating on social media asking people not to shop on Black Friday to show solidarity with victims of police brutality.
For years, Raiders fans have watched anxiously as Raider home games approached, wondering if the team would sell enough home tickets to broadcast games in the Bay Area, but it looks like that waiting game may now be over.
The Federal Communications Commission has taken the first step towards repealing the decades-old rule that prevents live sporting events from being televised if the event isn’t sold out.
Santa Clara is competing with the Sun Life Stadium near Miami, to host Super Bowl 50, which will be played in 2016.
The team announced the blackout Thursday, ending a streak of 13 straight televised games. The game will be aired on Live 105 FM locally with kickoff at 1:25 p.m.
Power has been restored to all 7,000 or so PG&E customers who were affected by an outage in San Francisco’s Western Addition and Laurel Heights neighborhoods Thursday morning, a utility spokeswoman said.
Strong gusts downed power lines all over the Bay Area, toppled several trees and knocked out power to thousands.
The Oakland Raiders have sold out Sunday’s AFC West showdown against Kansas City to avoid a 12th straight local blackout.