The future of San Francisco’s dilapidated Pier 70 is coming into focus in advance of today’s Board of Supervisors committee vote on the financial terms of a planned $58.5 million rehab of historic buildings along the central, southern waterfront. Read More
The Warriors continue to drive to the basket at City Hall regarding a proposed new waterfront basketball arena in San Francisco. The NBA team’s plans were the topic du jour Monday, a day before the fiscal terms of the $1 billion facility are expected to be approved by the Board of Supervisors. Read More
While the Board of Supervisors appears poised to approve the initial financial terms of a proposed $1 billion waterfront arena for the Warriors, the debate over the project details is only just beginning.
With the expected approval, The City would be authorized to work out the financial terms and lease and sale agreement details, and initiate the state-required environmental review. If all went according to schedule, construction could begin in summer 2014. Read More
This being San Francisco, an ambitious bid by the Warriors to install an NBA arena on The City’s waterfront by 2017 will need solid community support to go smoothly. And the community, it seems, is bouncing on the rim. Read More
The Coast Guard has called off the water search for a 27-year-old man they believe fell into the Bay late Monday night.
The man, whose name has not been released, was last seen around 10:30 p.m. when he and a friend were returning from AT&T Park after watching the Giants play, according Coast Guard Officer Mark Leahy. Read More
The U.S. Coast Guard this afternoon suspended a search of the waters near San Francisco’s Embarcadero for a man who may have fallen into the Bay late Monday night after he left a San Francisco Giants game.
The 27-year-old man was last seen on Pier 32 at about 10:30 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard Officer Mark Leahey said. Read More
San Francisco supervisors expressed unanimous support Tuesday for negotiations between the Golden State Warriors and city officials for a waterfront arena already being touted as the “envy of the world.”
The Board of Supervisors voted to waive The City’s competitive bidding requirements for the development of Piers 30-32 and bless the negotiations between the basketball franchise and The City’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development, which will act as the lead negotiator. Read More
Two separate stabbings sent victims to the hospital Sunday, cops said. The first incident happened at Pier 32 around 2:50 p.m. A 64-year-old man stabbed a 49-year-old man after an argument, police said. The victim was treated at the hospital for his injuries, which were not life threatening, and the suspect was arrested, cops said. Read More
KaBoom will have a new home this year, moving from The Embarcadero to Candlestick Point.
The venue change was announced Monday by KFOG, the radio station that hosts the event that is in its 17th year. The switch comes after Port of San Francisco officials in October banned heavy vehicles from the concert’s traditional location at piers 30 and 32 following an incident in which the pier buckled under the weight of a cargo truck. Read More