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.
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.”
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.
A San Francisco man died while running a race on Mt. Diablo on Sunday, according to the Contra Costa County coroner’s office.
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.
The owner of the Italian entry in the America’s Cup said Friday that his boat will compete this summer, but he would like to see new safety measures following the death of a sailor on a training run last week.
Police Chief Greg Suhr said extra officers will be on hand and the bomb squad will deployed along the racecourse.
The 2013 America’s Cup has faced controversy and setbacks at nearly every turn since San Francisco won the right to host the World’s premier sailing race 2010. Now, the death of a Swedish team member during training on May 9th is likely to cast a shadow over the event finals, which officially get underway on San Francisco Bay September 7th.
Tickets went on sale Wednesday for the America’s Cup sailing races, which will take place in San Francisco from July through September.
The America’s Cup Organizing committee is millions short in coming up with private funds to cover the costs of covering the yachting race. Now a San Francisco supervisor has said city officials were “f-ing played” by race organizers and he’s “f-ing ashamed” of the likelihood that the city will spend millions in public funds on the event.