SAN FRANCISCO — A person with knowledge of the workout says the son of Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana is set to participate in the San Francisco 49ers' local pro day Wednesday.
Nate Montana will take part in the afternoon session for draft-eligible players at team headquarters, the person said Tuesday, speaking on condition of anonymity because the list of players hadn't been announced. Read More
The National Football League has chosen San Francisco as one of two finalists to host the 2016 or 2017 Super Bowl — although the game would be played 50 miles south of The City at the 49ers’ new home in Santa Clara.
Still, Mayor Ed Lee applauded Tuesday’s announcement and said that hundreds of millions of dollars could be pumped into the region if San Francisco is selected. Read More
Tony’s Pizza Napoletana It seems counterintuitive that a North Beach restaurant that has won world championship titles for its pizza also would feature original and engaging cocktails. But that’s what you get at Tony’s. Bar manager Elmer Mejicanos has created a rotating list of concoctions that pair very nicely with a margherita pizza on a spring day, looking out on Washington Square. Read More
INDIANAPOLIS — It could be better for Tom Brady. He could be playing for the 49ers, his team when he was a kid. Such a Niners fan. “I’d run around the parking lot at Candlestick in my Joe Montana jersey or Steve Young jersey,” Brady said. “Throwing the ball. There were some great times.” Read More
Online coupon site LivingSocial is selling a fan experience package with legendary 49ers quarterback Joe Montana. For $119, you can score entry to a 1½-hour event at Pedro’s Cantina — hosted by Montana himself. Other pricing tiers will get you closer to the ex-player. But you’d better get moving, as the deal won’t last much longer. Read More
Legendary San Francisco 49ers quarterback Joe Montana kicked off Kraft Foods’ “Huddle to Fight Hunger” at the San Francisco Food Bank today, seeking to raise 25 million meals by the end of the year’s Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl at AT&T Park. Read More
Former 49ers quarterback Joe Montana is again set to appear before the Santa Clara City Council on Tuesday in an attempt to secure exclusive negotiating rights on a lodging and entertainment complex near the site of the team’s proposed new stadium. Read More
Jacob Mar, a landscape architect, recently joined the team of Jenna Bayer Garden Design in Mountain View. The company, which provides personal landscaping, has worked with famous clients such as Joe Montana.How did you decide to become a landscape architect? I came from a family of gardeners. My grandparents were gardeners, and my dad has a large vegetable garden. I gained an appreciation for functional edible plants, as well as their aesthetics. Read More
Joe Montana was injured in a car accident over the weekend, though his attorney says his injuries were minor, it’s enough to keep the former football star from appearing before the Santa Clara City Council Tuesday to discuss a development agreement.Montana suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to his attorney Robert Mezzetti. Details of the crash were unknown — including location — but Mezzetti said he is “out of the hospital.” Read More
It’s one of the most iconic photos in sports history: a bloodied, helmetless Y.A. Tittle kneeling dejectedly on the field at old Pitt Stadium after throwing an interception in a September, 1964 New York Giants loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Tittle, who suffered a concussion and a cracked sternum on the play but didn’t miss a game in what would be his last season, was so moved by the picture he put it on the back cover of his 2009 autobiography. True grit. You don’t quit. Read More