UPDATE: SFPUC Declares Emergency Days After Ruptured Water Main Floods Stern GroveThe San Francisco Public Utilities Commission issued an emergency declaration Friday, days after a ruptured water main caused catastrophic flooding at Stern Grove, forcing organizers to cancel this Sunday's fundraising concert.
Stern Grove Flooding from Water Main Break Forces Concert Cancellation; Damage 'Catastrophic'The Stern Grove Festival on Wednesday announced that it would have to cancel the scheduled fund-raising Big Picnic concert Sunday afternoon due to flooding from a water main break in the area earlier this week.
Stern Grove Closes Season With Oakland Legends Tower of Power, Too $hortDue to flooding damage from a water main break earlier this week, the Stern Grove Festival has been forced to cancel Sunday's scheduled concert with Tower of Power and Too $hort.
Stern Grove Festival Announces Summer Schedule with Joan Jett, Tower of Power, Too $hortOrganizers with the Stern Grove Festival on Tuesday announced the full schedule of summer concerts including punk pioneers Joan Jett and X, local jazz-soul diva Ledisi and Bay Area legends Tower of Power and Too $hort.
Tower Of Power Bassist, Bay Area Funk Legend Rocco Prestia Dies At 69Francis “Rocco” Prestia, the longtime bassist for Oakland funk pioneers Tower Of Power, died overnight Wednesday after a long battle with various illnesses, according to friends and family. He was 69.
Former Tower Of Power Singer Rick Stevens Dies At 77Rick Stevens, the former lead singer of Oakland's Tower of Power rhythm and blues band who spent 36 years in prison, has died. He was 77.
'Tower of Power' Former Lead Singer Rick Stevens Dies At 77The former lead singer of Oakland's ‘Tower of Power' rhythm and blues band who spent 36 years in prison, has died.
Benefit Show Raises Funds For Injured Tower Of Power MembersAs two members of the Oakland-based R&B band Tower of Power continue to recover at a hospital, a benefit concert was held Tuesday night at the same Oakland jazz venue where they were scheduled to play just before being hit by a train while crossing the street last week.
Benefit Concert, Outpouring Of Support For 'Tower Of Power' Players Struck By Amtrak TrainThere has been an enormous outpouring of support for two members of the band Tower of Power who were struck by an Amtrak train on their way to a gig at Yoshi's in Oakland's Jack London Square.
2 Tower Of Power Members Hit By Train Remain HospitalizedTwo members of Oakland-based R&B group Tower of Power remain hospitalized Friday after being hit by an Amtrak train at Jack London Square Thursday night.
2 Members Of Tower Of Power Struck By Train In Jack London SquareTwo members of famed Bay Area R&B band Tower of Power were hit by a train as they walked across tracks before a scheduled gig at Yoshi's jazz club in Jack London Square.
'Tower Of Power' Singer Back On Stage After Decades In PrisonAfter serving several decades in prison for murder, Tower of Power singer Rick Stevens was greeted with applause as he took the stage in San Francisco. Joe Vazquez reports…