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Neel Kashkari . ( Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

GOP Political Newcomer Kashkari Running For Governor Of California

Neel Kashkari, a former U.S. Treasury official and architect of the nation’s bank bailout, says he is running for governor of California.

01/21/2014

Jerry Brown speaks to supporters during a rally at the California Democratic Convention 2007 in San Diego. (Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Brown Still Mum On Running For 4th Term As Governor

Gov. Jerry Brown is remaining coy about whether he will seek an unprecedented fourth term next year, despite a Hollywood fundraiser this week that could pad his campaign war chest significantly.

11/19/2013

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.

09/26/2013

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‘The Amazing Race’ Returns With New Cast

Former NFL players, baseball wives and a pair of exes among the teams racing around the world for a chance at $1 million…

08/28/2013

(L-R) Todd Rey, Adrianne Curry, Chris Colfer, Alexis Denisof, Jared Eng, Jaime King and Kyle Newman attend the Course Of The Force (credit: Steve Jennings/WireImage/Getty Images)

Celebrities Run The ‘Course of The Force’

Hollywood invades the Bay Area as celebrities gather for the “Course of The Force,” a lightsaber-themed relay race benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation…

07/09/2013

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police To Record Race Of Every Person They Stop, Question

Police in San Jose will record the race of every person they stop and question on the street under a new policy that supporters say could finally determine whether officers are racially profiling.

07/08/2013

Jacques Villeneuve driver of the #51 Pepsi Max Crew Holden prepares for practice for round nine of the V8 Supercars Championship Series at Sydney Motorsport Park on August 25, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Villeneuve Looks To Change ‘Train Wreck’ Reputation At Sonoma

He’s a former Formula One world champion and an Indianapolis 500 winner, but his sparkling resume has been shredded through nine eventful Nationwide races. Asked Friday what comes to mind about Villeneuve, defending race winner Clint Bowyer called him a “train wreck.”

06/21/2013

People take part in a 3-day Komen Walk for the Cure race in Washington D.C. The foundation has ended the D.C. event as well as ones in San Francisco and other U.S. cities. (Linda Spillers/Race for the Cure via Getty Images)

Susan G. Komen Ends 3-Day SF Cancer Cure Race

Susan G. Komen for the Cure says it is canceling half of its 3-day charity races next year, including the San Francisco event, because of a drop in participation levels.

06/05/2013

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Runner Dies During Race On Mt. Diablo

A San Francisco man died while running a race on Mt. Diablo on Sunday, according to the Contra Costa County coroner’s office.

06/03/2013

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS/KPIX 5) – An America’s Cup racing boat crew member died and another was hurt when their catamaran overturned on San Francisco Bay Thursday afternoon during a practice run.A KPIX 5/KCBS reporter on the scene at the St. Francis Yacht Club said he saw the deceased sailor placed into a body bag after cardiopulmonary resuscitation efforts by paramedics failed.[ READ MORE: Crew Member Killed After America’s Cup Racing Boat Capsizes On SF Bay ](credit: KPIX 5)

Artemis Crew Wants Safety Changes In America’s Cup Following Death

The head of Artemis Racing said his team will compete in the America’s Cup only if conditions are deemed safe on wind-raked San Francisco Bay this summer.

05/22/2013

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