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Joey 'Jaws' Chestnut is officially weighed in the day prior to the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

SJ’s Joey Chestnut Proposes Before Earning 8th Hot Dog Eating Crown

High-ranking chowhound Joey “Jaws” Chestnut dropped to one knee and proposed to his longtime girlfriend before Friday’s annual hot dog eating contest, then packed away 61 franks and buns to hold onto his coveted mustard yellow winner’s belt.

07/04/2014

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BART Maintenance Crew Wins Mechanics’ Competition At International Rail Rodeo

A BART maintenance crew has bragging rights after winning the top prize at this year’s International Rail Rodeo in Montreal, Canada.

06/24/2014

Alex Martins competes in the finals during the Mavericks Invitational surf competition on January 20, 2013 in Half Moon Bay, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mavericks Surf Competition Getting Makeover Under New Ownership

The Mavericks surf contest is getting a makeover this year under new ownership that hopes to make the annual big wave event in Half Moon Bay into a spectacle watched around the world.

06/24/2014

Piano Competition Participant Nearly Passes Out During San Jose Performance

A piano competition participant in San Jose had to be helped off stage after nearly passing out during a performance.

06/16/2014

A boat sails during America's Cup Race in San Francisco Bay 2013 (Photo credit should read Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor Lee Confident San Francisco’s Still An America’s Cup Contender

Even though America’s Cup officials announced they’ve eliminated one of the four remaining contenders for the 2017 regatta, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee says he’s confident his city is still in the game.

06/10/2014

Waves at San Francisco's Ocean Beach. (AP)

Rowing Race Tests Boaters’ Endurance On Pacific Journey From Monterey To Hawaii

The Great Pacific Race, a rowing competition where 13 crews in 24-foot boats row more than 2,400 miles from Monterey across the Pacific to Hawaii, began Monday.

06/09/2014

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Survivor: Cagayan Season Finale, Who Will Come Out On Top?

The Survivor: Cagayan season finale airs tonight, and with only four castaways left, one will “pull one of the greatest comebacks in Survivor history.”

05/21/2014

oysters

Narsai David: 20th Annual Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition

Which wine goes best with oysters? The 20th Annual Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition has named the winners and five are from California.

04/25/2014

MK Nobilette from San Francisco, performing on the 2014 season of American Idol. (Facebook Fan Page)

San Francisco Woman Competes In ‘American Idol’ Finals; 1st Openly Gay Contestant

MK Nobilette performs Wednesday night, looking to advance in the competition.

03/19/2014

US Polina Edmunds performs in the Women's Figure Skating Short Program at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 19, 2014. (Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images)

South Bay Olympic Figure Skater Polina Edmunds Makes Debut In Sochi

15-year old South Bay figure skater Polina Edmunds takes to the ice in Sochi Russia Wednesday morning.

02/19/2014

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