A new Bay Area Council report finds a so-called 150-year “superstorm” could cause billions of dollars in damage, arguing the region is unprepared.
Warriors President and COO Rick Welts said the only sticking point right now is funding for the project.
After the original design raised eyebrows and even some comparisons to a toilet bowl, the Golden State Warriors unveiled revised plans for their future San Francisco arena.
Golden State Warriors executive Rick Welts was one of the featured speakers at a state Assembly committee hearing Monday to address homophobia in amateur and professional sports.
Former “Star Trek” actor George Takei is being recognized by the California Legislature as part of its celebration of LGBT Pride Month.
The Golden State Warriors now plan to build their new arena in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood and Rick Welts, the team’s president and chief of operations, said that besides a view, the new site has everything needed.
Former San Francisco Mayor Art Agnos and Golden State Warriors’ President Rick Welts face off on the opposing arguments over building a sports arena on San Francisco’s waterfront.
Here’s the bottom line: There is a dilapidated pier out there that the Warriors are willing to fix and construct a state-of-the-art arena that the city has never had. They are willing to pick up the $1 billion-plus tab and turn the eye sore into a unique arena that will include a park and stores.
Building a basketball arena on the San Francisco waterfront could cost $1 billion, an estimate Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts said is likely to grow as the team analyzes the site at Piers 30-32.
While plans for the Warriors arena along the city’s waterfront still additional government approval, a former city mayor and team president faced off on Tuesday night in one-on-one debate over the planned development.