Just three months ago, it didn’t look as if the Navy football team would get the chance to play Arizona State in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl at AT&T Park on Saturday.
The Midshipmen started the season 1-3 and starting quarterback Trey Miller was playing on a sore ankle. Read More
It will be a ground vs. air war when the Navy and Arizona State football teams get together for the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl at AT&T Park.
Arizona State (7-5) was picked Sunday to play the Midshipmen (7-4) in the annual San Francisco bowl game. The Sun Devils, a familiar team to Bay Area fans as Arizona State plays in the Pac-12 Conference, are coming off a 41-34 victory over rival Arizona, while Navy will wrap up its regular season Saturday against Army at Philadelphia. Read More
Radiation is far from the only problem bedeviling the residents of Treasure Island. Delays in development have left residents of the island neglected in other ways. Read More
Treasure Island radiation levels are not known to be dangerous for those living on the former Navy base, officials reiterated Tuesday night at a meeting with concerned residents. But even as speaker after speaker presented a highly technical recap of cleanup assessments revealing no major health danger, island dwellers remained uneasy — many of them vocally angry. Read More
Concerns about radiological contamination at Treasure Island reverberated Tuesday at City Hall amid worries from residents and advocates over possible health concerns on the man-made island owned by the U.S. Navy.
That Navy’s Aug. 6 release of a study identifying nine new sites of possible contamination, and recent reports of tension between state regulatory agencies and the military, prompted the Board of Supervisors to hold a special hearing Tuesday. Read More
Newly reported cases of potential radiation on Treasure Island have raised alarm and prompted the Board of Supervisors on Wednesday to call for a hearing next week to address the reports. Read More
San Francisco’s 11th bowl game, the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl, will take place Dec. 29 at AT&T Park. The game will match a team from the Pac-12 Conference against the Navy, as long as both teams are bowl-eligible.
Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl executive director and game co-founder Gary Cavalli said the Saturday date is the optimum platform. Read More
WHAT: The Navy’s inspector general for the Atlantic submarine force is investigating claims that widespread cheating has tainted written exams administered to enlisted sailors and officers as part of their nuclear training.HOW: Investigators already found that USS Memphis sailors were emailed answers before qualification exams, took tests without proctors and openly asked officers for answer keys. Whistle-blowers now charge such cheating is rampant aboard subs. Read More
Take a good look at the USS Carl Vinson as it sails through the Golden Gate on its way home today — the ship is about to undergo a radical makeover for a historic basketball game. Read More
The Navy announced plans Thursday to cap toxins on one of the more highly contaminated parcels of the Hunters Point shipyard, although some of the soil with radiological contamination is slated for removal.
Along with a shoreline embankment to prevent pollution from leaking into San Francisco Bay, the measures will be enough to make the area around the former landfill site safe for human habitation, according to naval officials. Read More