Boat Race

US challenger BMW Oracle Racing giant trimaran sails during the second race of the 33rd America's Cup off Valencia's coast on February 14, 2010 in Valencia, Spain.

Pressure On To Hire Locals For America’s Cup Jobs In San Francisco

The America’s Cup is supposed to create thousands of jobs in San Francisco and San Francisco Supervisors claim they want local residents to be hired.

09/26/2011

A pair of Oracle Racing AC45's skippered by Russell Coutts, left, and James Spithill, right, make their way toward the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Monday, June 13, 2011. (AP)

Bill Signing Puts Wind In Sails Of SF America’s Cup Plans

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Friday that officials said will allow San Francisco to finance waterfront improvements in preparation for the 2013 America’s Cup.

09/23/2011

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