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Larry Ellison seen earlier this month with team Oracle USA.

Larry Ellison Says He Wants To Keep America’s Cup In San Francisco

For much of the finals, it seemed all but certain the next America’s Cup would be contested in New Zealand. After Oracle Team USA’s stunning comeback Wednesday, organizers declared the regatta a success.


Oracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill races against Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker during the final race of the America's Cup Finals on September 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (photo courtesy of C.Flanigan/imageSPACE)

Kiwis Question America’s Cup Future

New Zealanders have started to question whether their team’s loss in the America’s Cup marks the end of the country’s 26-year involvement in competing for sailing’s oldest trophy.



New Zealanders Enjoy Bay Area During America’s Cup Action

After Oracle Team USA won the lone race of the day in the America’s Cup on Thursday, it gave fans of challenger Emirates Team New Zealand to soak up San Francisco for at least one more day.


Crew members from Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker removed a section of tarp from their AC-72 catamaran that was damaged during race one of the Louis Vuitton Cup finals against Team Luna Rossa Challenge on August 17, 2013 in San Francisco, California.

2 Men Overboard; Emirates Beats Luna Rossa In Scary America’s Cup Opener

Emirates Team New Zealand tore the trampoline tarp in the center of its catamaran and lost two men overboard before holding on to beat hobbled Italian Team Luna Rossa.


Emirates Team New Zealand sails their AC-72 near Alcatraz in preparation for the start of the America's Cup race in San Francisco on July 13, 2013. Emirates Team New Zealand beat Italy's Luna Rossa Challenge on San Francisco Bay on Saturday in the first real race of the 34th America's Cup. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Kiwis Rout Italians In 1st Real America’s Cup Race On San Francisco Bay

The first real race of the America’s Cup challenger series was a runaway for Emirates Team New Zealand on Saturday even before it hit the starting line on San Francisco Bay.


(Joel Saget/Getty Images)

New Zealand Bicyclist Testifies In Healdsburg Hit-And-Run Crash Case

A bicycle racer from New Zealand testified in Sonoma County Superior Court Thursday morning about being struck by a car in a hit-and-run accident near Healdsburg last month.


The CBS 5 seismograph

Stanford’s Earthquake Network Detected Quake Ahead Of Shaking

Stanford’s quake-catcher network detected Monday’s quake near Berkeley 10 seconds before the shaking reached campus, and it has already proven effective in detecting aftershocks near Christchurch, New Zealand. Scientists say those extra seconds could mean a lot.


Air New Zealand

SFO Passengers Express Relief After Arriving From New Zealand

The first New Zealand flight to arrive in the Bay Area landed at SFO on Tuesday, with many passengers expressing relief that family and friends were okay.


Image of collapsed building with New Zealand flag texture (AP)

New Zealand Quake Responders Trained In Bay Area

Many of the first responders to Monday’s deadly earthquake in New Zealand were actually trained in the Bay Area.


Powerful Quake Hits New Zealand’s South Island

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) _ A powerful 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck much of New Zealand’s South Island early Saturday. No tsunami alert was issued and there were no reports of injuries.