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George Lucas & Stormtroopers (credit: STEFANUS IAN/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Offers George Lucas Waterfront Site For Cultural Museum Amid Competition From Chicago

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee is offering George Lucas a spot on the city’s scenic waterfront for the future home of the Star Wars creator’s lifetime collection of art and movie memorabilia.

05/29/2014

San Francisco Bay (Getty Images)

Phil Matier: SF’s Chances Of Hosting America’s Cup Sailing Away?

Could San Francisco’s chance to host the next America’s Cup be sailing away? That’s what one of the race organizers recently said, indicating that they were looking at other venues like Hawaii and San Diego.

01/30/2014

San Francisco (USA,CA) - 34th America's Cup - ORACLE Team USA vs Emirates Team New Zealand, Race Day 15

Report Finds America’s Cup Failed To Live Up To Expectations For SF Economy

A new report by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute indicates that the City of San Francisco lost money hosting the America’s Cup.

12/10/2013

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

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

Phil Matier: Warriors’ SF Waterfront Arena Losing Momentum After Election

From 8 Washington to the proposed Warriors arena, the battle over the future of San Francisco’s waterfront is heating up.

11/08/2013

Crowds watch Race 14 of the America's Cup at America's Cup Park on the San Francisco waterfront. (Getty Images)

Despite Economic Shortfall, SF Mayor Lee Would Welcome America’s Cup Return

Despite problems which have run the gamut from the death of a sailor during a practice run to cheating scandals to financial shortfalls because of teams dropping out, San Francisco’s mayor said Wednesday he would welcome the America’s Cup event again.

09/25/2013

Oracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill crosses the finish line ahead of Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker during race 18 of the America's Cup Finals on September 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Team USA swept two races today against Team New Zealand to tie the series at 8, settiing up a winner-take-all race tomorrow. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Fans Jumped On America’s Cup Bandwagon As Historic Comeback Unfolded

Just a month ago, the America’s Cup “village” along San Francisco’s waterfront had few visitors. Then Oracle Team USA launched one of the greatest comebacks in the sport’s history. On Wednesday, tens of thousands lined up along the city’s waterfront to watch them retain the cup.

09/25/2013

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

San Francisco Supervisor Wants Traffic Impact Report For Proposed Warriors’ Arena

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has asked the city’s transportation authority for an audit on the public transit impacts of a new Golden State Warriors arena proposed to go along the waterfront.

09/24/2013

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

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