The Blue Angels air show is set to return to San Francisco next year as part of the city’s annual Fleet Week celebration, U.S. Navy officials announced.
Fleet Week is still happening in San Francisco next week, but it will be a much quieter affair and there will be no air show or ship parade—both of which were canceled because of federal budget cuts.
A Bay Area Fleet Week tradition which has been canceled due to the federal sequester make still take off with a new online funding push.
San Francisco Fleet Week officials were scaling back plans for the October event after the U.S. Navy announced Tuesday that the Blue Angels air show has been canceled.
The Navy has cancelled the remaining 2013 performances of its precision flying team, the Blue Angels, one of the most visible signs yet of sequestration cuts.
Two San Francisco supervisors, with two very different viewpoints, are offering an early response to a published report suggesting that federal budget woes could spell the end of San Francisco’s Fleet Week.
An unusual convergence of sporting and entertainment events in San Francisco this weekend promises to bring up to a million extra people into the densely populated bayside city.
Not all of the one million tourists projected to visit San Francisco this weekend will spend money like sailors on leave, but they’ll still leave a major mark.
The U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels will be roaring over parts of the Bay Area starting Thursday afternoon as San Francisco Fleet Week gets under way.
A Navy hovercraft has landed on San Francisco’s Ocean Beach as part of a disaster response training exercise during Fleet Week.