A three judge panel was set to hear arguments in the case Tuesday. At issue is whether the A’s should be allowed to relocate to a new ballpark in downtown San Jose despite opposition from league officials because the San Francisco Giants hold a territorial claim on Santa Clara County. League commissioner Bud Selig, who assigned a special committee to study the issue in March of 2009, has yet to issue a decision.
California Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Neel Kashkari Spends A Week Homeless, Posing As Job Seeker
The GOP candidate said his week in Fresno shed light on California’s economic recovery and the need to create more jobs in the Central Valley and across the state.
Even with Raiders owner Mark Davis’ recent visit to San Antonio, planners are working on a new stadium for the team in Oakland, though there are plenty of moving parts to be worked out.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was targeted, but never charged, by the FBI in the same sting operation involving Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow and state Sen. Leland Yee, according to sources in the mayor’s office. KCBS, KPIX5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains that undercover agents donated to Lee’s campaign.
A spike in violent crime has San Francisco police on their toes, and put community members on edge in one neighborhood.
The A’s have agreed to a 10-year lease extension to keep them playing ball in Oakland, but it really only requires them to play at the Coliseum for two.
A two-cents per ounce sugary beverage tax, commonly called the soda tax, could be put on the November ballot in San Francisco depending on the city’s board of supervisors vote on Tuesday.
Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara is officially open. KCBS, KPIX 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier and former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown discuss yesterday’s opening ceremony. Brown says he was disappointed that there was no evidence of a proper handoff between Candlestick Park and the new stadium.
An anonymous tip to the DMV has lead to the arrest of three people in San Francisco on charges including; fraud, perjury and burglary for their use of disabled parking placards.
Despite added security at many sports venues, including in the Bay Area, there are still plenty of cases of fan altercations, more than three years after the Bryan Stow attack.