Golden Gate Fields

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Federal Judge Clears Way For 60 Homeless To Be Removed From Albany Bulb A federal judge has cleared the way for the City of Albany to evict nearly 60 homeless people encamped on a bayside landfill near the Golden Gate Fields race track.
KPIX 5 Reports On Horse Auctions Brings Changes To Golden Gate FieldsFollowing our series of reports, Golden Gate Fields has launched a landmark new program to make sure retired racehorses avoid an all too common fate: ending up on someone's dinner plate.
Bo Derek Renews California Effort To Ban Horse Slaughtering NationwideThe USDA said it will increase inspections of imported beef, in the midst of a horsemeat scandal in Europe. So far, none of the tainted products have made it to the United States. But the scandal is renewing efforts to ban American horse slaughter.
Phil Matier: Golden Gate Fields All-You-Can-Drink Promotion Facing OppositionThe promotion, "Bottomless Saturdays," has some concerned about safety and the possibility of binge drinking.
Golden Gate Fields Investigating How Horse Went Up For AuctionA Bay Area race track is investigating why one of its thoroughbreds ended up on the auction block, where horses are at risk of being sent to slaughter.
Calif. Race Tracks, Rescue Groups Take Action Against Horsemeat TradeCalifornia horses are supposed to be protected by law from slaughter for human consumption. Yet many still end up in the slaughter pipeline, including thoroughbreds. That's why some race tracks are taking protective action.
Undercover Investigation Reveals Little Oversight At California Horse AuctionsAmericans don’t eat horsemeat, but we do export horses for slaughter. Most end up on dining tables in Europe and China. While California is one of the few states that bans the exports, some activists have said the ban isn’t working.
Highway 80 Car Fire Briefly Threatens Golden Gate Fields Horse BarnsA person driving a van on westbound Interstate Highway 80 pulled off the highway onto Gilman Street after his engine started smoking, Berkeley Deputy Fire Chief Gil Dong said.
Eye On The Bay: Golden Gate FieldsExperience the thrilling sport of thoroughbred horse racing at Golden Gate Fields, the last great Bay Area racetrack.
San Pablo Councilman Knocked Out, Left At Golden Gate FieldsAn East Bay city councilman said an attempt to say hello went sour when an unknown man knocked him out and later dumped him at a horse racing track.
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