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Members of the media gather at Luna Rossa to hear owner Patrizio Bertelli discuss his team's participation in the America's Cup. (CBS)

Italian Team To Race In SF America’s Cup; Owner Wants Safety Improvements

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.

05/17/2013

Bay to Breakers Start

San Francisco Police To Beef Up Security At Bay To Breakers

Police Chief Greg Suhr said extra officers will be on hand and the bomb squad will deployed along the racecourse.

05/16/2013

A CBS 5 viewer took this photo of an Oracle Racing catamaran capsizing on San Francisco Bay on October 16, 2012. (Stefan Kirkeby)

Deadly Wreck Caps Series Of Setbacks For San Francisco’s America’s Cup

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.

05/09/2013

America’s Cup: World Series 2012 II

Tickets Now On Sale For 2013 America’s Cup In San Francisco

Tickets went on sale Wednesday for the America’s Cup sailing races, which will take place in San Francisco from July through September.

04/03/2013

America’s Cup: World Series 2012 II

Supervisor Claims SF Was ‘F-ing Played’ By America’s Cup Organizers

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.

02/19/2013

Oracle Team USA skippered by Russell Coutts (#5) and Oracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill (#4)  in action during the match race final of the America's Cup World Series on August 26, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

SF Still Millions Short In America’s Cup Fundraising Effort

San Francisco officials are racing to raise tens of millions dollars from private donors to pay for security, transportation and the other costs of hosting the America’s Cup yachting championship later this year.

02/12/2013

Tour of California - Stage 1

Tour Of California To Begin In South, End In Santa Rosa

The Amgen Tour of California will take a new approach as it will start south and take cyclists northward up to Santa Rosa in 2013, for the first time of the race’s history.

11/28/2012

Jeremiah Wright (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

Romney Takes 4 Point Lead In New Poll As President Campaigns In San Francisco

Exactly one month before Election Day, and President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are in a tight race as the President campaigned in the San Francisco Bay Area.

10/09/2012

Barack Obama campaigns in 2007 (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s 2007 Speech is Disturbingly Racist

While there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.

10/05/2012

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