As soon as Cal lost to Oregon State 62-14 on the road on Saturday to complete a 3-9 season, its worst in 11 years, the question of coach Jeff Tedford’s future became the No. 1 issue.
Despite being Cal’s all-time leader in coaching victories and being responsible for bringing the Golden Bears back to national prominence, there’s a chance Tedford will be dismissed, and an announcement could come as soon as today. Read More
Josh Huestis scored a career-high 18 points, leading Stanford to a 69-51 home victory against Alcorn State on Thursday. Chasson Randle added 10 points and Dwight Powell grabbed 10 rebounds for the Cardinal (3-0), who have won nine straight dating to last year’s run to the Postseason NIT tournament title.
Anthony Nieves scored 12 points, Josh Nicholas 11 and Anthony Evans 10 for Alcorn State (1-2).
The Braves held an early lead at 9-8 before Stanford put together a 13-2 run and never trailed again, eventually leading by as many as 21. Read More
The man who brought us iconic films such as “Pink Flamingos,” “Hairspray” and “Cry-Baby” is now going to bat for a Mission district movie house that’s struggling financially.
The Roxie Theater has created an online donation drive on Kickstarter, and Waters also contributed a video pledge (see video below) to keep the venue alive that can be seen on YouTube. As of Wednesday afternoon, more than $14,000 of the $60,000 goal had been raised. Read More
It’s that time of year when choirs kick into high gear with songs of the season, both religious and popular. As is the tradition, many choral events are participatory.
Take a break from shopping or caroling with a stage show — comedy, classics and clowning are on tap this season. Check out:
Wild, wonderful and oddly traditional, the ‘Nutcracker’ again will be out in full force this season, along with delightful alternative holiday dance events — the kind of celebrations the Bay Area does so well. Many of the shows are family-friendly; refreshments are offered at some. In chronological order, here’s the list for 2012:
Twinkling light displays, massive Christmas trees, skating, crafts and shopping round out the Bay Area's season slate of festivities.
Frederick Dozier Jr. is a “monster” who should be found guilty of three 2011 Mission rapes, prosecutor Marshall Khine told jurors during the closing arguments of Dozier’s trial Monday.
The vicious rapes were committed “for no reason other than to satisfy his sadistic perversions,” Khine added.
Dozier has pleaded not guilty to 26 charges in connection with three horrific sexual assaults that occurred last year along 24th Street on June 17, Nov. 18 and Dec. 8. All the attacks occurred within a mile of Dozier’s home at 1440 Treat Ave., Khine said. Read More
The World Series champion Giants are parting ways with Aubrey Huff, declining to exercise his $10 million club option Thursday after two disappointing seasons following a big year during the team’s title run two years ago. Read More
A look back at the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Detroit Tigers.
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A look back at the National League Division Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Cincinnati Reds.
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A look back at the National League Championship Series between the San Francisco Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals.
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A look at the top ten memorable moments in Giants World Series history.
1. THE EARTHQUAKE1989: Game 3, World Series
The Giants were looking forward to returning home after losing the first two games of the World Series to the cross-Bay rival A’s. Only moments before Game 3 was to begin, the 6.9-magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake struck, shaking and cracking Candlestick Park, killing 63 in the Bay Area and causing widespread damage. The Bay Bridge Series was delayed for 10 days, and the A’s finished off the Giants by winning the next two games. Read More
San Francisco is hosting a viewing party for Game 4 of the World Series on Sunday evening as the San Francisco Giant look to take the title against the Detroit Tigers.
The Mayor's Office announced Saturday night that The City will publically broadcast the game in Civic Center Plaza in front of City Hall on Sunday at 5 p.m. Read More
With the World Series beginning Wednesday, it seems everyone is an expert. Vegas is picking Detroit. Some baseball analysts favor your never-say-die hometown Giants, while others believe Miguel Cabrera and Justin Verlander will be too much to handle for the Orange and Black.
Click on the photo to see more dogs in Giants gear.
In what could be seen as a move out of left field, the Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. joined the prediction party — and the nation’s largest provider of insurance for our furry friends is going with San Francisco. Hum baby! Read More