Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara is officially open. KCBS, KPIX 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier and former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown discuss yesterday’s opening ceremony. Brown says he was disappointed that there was no evidence of a proper handoff between Candlestick Park and the new stadium.
San Francisco Muni operators ratified a new contract on Monday that guarantees them a 14.25 percent raise over three years.
It seems former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown was the secret weapon that broke the impasse between the San Francisco’s City’s Municipal Transportation Agency and operators.
San Francisco politicians were rolling out the welcome mat for George Lucas’ collection of American art and movie memorabilia in an effort to keep the “Star Wars” creator from moving his proposed museum to Chicago.
Facing the possibility of losing a museum for George Lucas’ collections, an idea to place the museum at Piers 30-32 has gained support from two former San Francisco mayors.
The Warriors are leaving Oakland and the Raiders may not be too far behind, if former Mayor Willie Brown has his way.
Time magazine has released its annual list of the 100 Most Influential People. Among the likes of Beyonce, the Pope and Edward Snowden, it includes several prominent Bay Area figures including Governor Jerry Brown.
A plan to split California into six separate states may have to wait until 2016 to go to voters with the deadline for the November ballot soon approaching.
This week marks the 50th anniversary of a civil rights demonstration where hundreds of protesters were arrested at car dealerships along San Francisco’s Auto Row.
The new, high-profile attorney in the corruption scandal that snared Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow and State Sen. Leland Yee did not mince words when he criticized the government’s case.