Rick Welts

Large Winter Storm Brings Heavy Rains To Northern California

Bay Area Unprepared For ‘Superstorm’ Floods Says Business Group

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.

04/20/2015

This 580,000 square foot building will sit just west of the new arena. (San Francisco Business Times/Pfau Long Architecture and AE3 Partners)

Golden State Warriors Plan To Break Ground On Mission Bay Arena In 2016

Warriors President and COO Rick Welts said the only sticking point right now is funding for the project.

04/15/2015

Golden State Warriors redesign planned SF Mission Bay arena after an old design drew comparisons to a toilet bowl (CBS SF).

Revised Golden State Warriors’ San Francisco Arena Plan Unveiled

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.

12/10/2014

Juvenile offenders would have an easier time putting their pasts behind them under bills working their way through the Legislature.

California Assembly Committee Tackles Homophobia In Sports

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.

06/23/2014

Rick Welts. (Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Warriors Exec Rick Welts, Actor George Takei Honored By California Legislature For LGBT Pride Month

Former “Star Trek” actor George Takei is being recognized by the California Legislature as part of its celebration of LGBT Pride Month.

06/23/2014

A rendering of the prvious arena plan (credit: AECOM - official architecture team)

Warriors Tout Transit Benefits Of New ‘Inland’ Arena; Some Former Opponents Agree

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.

04/22/2014

An artist's rendition of the new arena for the Golden State Warriors at Piers 30-32 in San Francisco. (Snøhetta & AECOM)

KCBS In Depth: Pros And Cons Of Warriors Arena In San Francisco

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.

11/11/2013

The proposed Warriors venue will be located on Piers 30-32 on the waterfront in San Francisco. (credit: Sn¿hetta & AECOM - official architecture team)

GameDay: Let The Warriors Build A San Francisco Waterfront Arena

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.

07/25/2013

An artist's rendition of the new arena for the Golden State Warriors at Piers 30-32 in San Francisco. (Snøhetta & AECOM)

Price Tag For Warriors SF Waterfront Arena Grows To $1 Billion

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.

07/25/2013

Artist rendering of the proposed San Francisco waterfront arena for the Golden State Warriors. (Snøhetta and AECOM)

Former Mayor, Warriors Exec Face Off Over Planned SF Arena

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.

06/05/2013

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