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Update: 1 person dies after vessels collide near Angel Island in San Francisco Bay

SAN FRANCISCO BAY -- The U.S. Coast Guard and SFPD are investigating a collision between two vessels in San Francisco Bay off of Angel Island Thursday afternoon that threw one person into the water who later died, police said.Authorities said the collision between the two vessels involved a sailboat with four people aboard and a 25-foot powered center-console vessel with one person was reported to the Coast Guard at around 2:09 p.m. just off of Angel Island. The SFPD Marine Unit also responded to the area. The person on the center-console vessel fell into water and was rescued by people on...
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A's Howard Terminal project closer to reality after winning key vote

OAKLAND — A California agency on Thursday has cleared the way for the Oakland Athletics to continue planning a $12 billion waterfront ballpark project.The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission voted 23 to 2 to reclassify a 56-acre terminal at the Port of Oakland as a mixed-use area where a new ballpark could be built. The vote is the first in a series of legal hurdles the team would have to overcome before it gets permission to break ground for the project."Well, it was a do or die vote," A's president Dave Kaval told KPIX 5 in an interview...

A's get 'huge win' in vote regarding new Oakland stadium project

A consequential vote by the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission Thursday brought hope for the A’s pursuit of a new waterfront ballpark in Oakland. After hours of discourse between the commissioners, as well as a large public comment portion that included an opening statement from Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, 23 of 25 SFBCDC members voted overwhelmingly in favor of the A’s request to remove priority port use designation from Howard Terminal. The removal, described by team president Dave Kaval as a "huge win," allows the A’s to move forward with their waterfront ballpark project and planned development in the surrounding area.

KPIX reporter shares story of her family's encounter with Hells Angel Sonny Barger

OAKLAND -- On the day notorious Hells Angel leader Sonny Barger passed away, KPIX 5 reporter Juliette Goodrich shared a personal story about an encounter her family had with Barger when she was just an infant.Barger, the notorious founding member of the Hells Angels charter in Oakland, died on Thursday. His passing was announced with a statement he had written to be released on social media after his death. Sonny Barger founded the Oakland charter of the Hells Angels in 1957. The Oakland club house is still here and operating as part of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club.Barger became the public...

2025 QB Jaylen Johnson impresses at SJSU Camp

The San Jose State Spartans’ June 25 camp featured a standout performance from a 2025 quarterback. Redding (Calif.) Enterprise High School QB Jaylen Johnson already has offers under his belt and is now on SJSU’s radar as well. Johnson said his talents were recognized by the SJSU staff...

Criminal charges against Oakland cops in deadly chase unlikely, expert says

OAKLAND, Calif. - The Oakland Police Department is investigating the actions of two officers accused of chasing a sideshow suspect without permission, then taking off after that car crashed and killed a bystander. Chief LeRonne Armstrong says the officers had to turn in their guns and badges pending an ongoing...
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Warriors say “Adios” as Juan Toscano-Anderson signs with Lakers

We must say R.I.P. to the J.T.A. era of the Golden State Warriors as the pride of East Oakland, Juan Toscano-Anderson, signed with the Los Angeles Lakers today. Toscano-Anderson grew up rooting for the hometown Warriors in Oakland - he wore No. 95 for the Warriors because he grew up on 95th Avenue. After four years at Marquette, he wasn’t picked in the 2015 NBA Draft, so he played professionally in Mexico for three years before making it to the Santa Cruz Warriors training camp roster through a local tryout. One month later he was on the opening night roster for Santa Cruz, and 15 months later he signed a three-year contract with the Warriors, and two years after that, he was an NBA champion.

How to celebrate Fourth of July’s return to the Peninsula

Where to see fireworks, watch parades and eat around the 650. Events across the Peninsula will be taking place in person this year to mark Independence Day. From concerts to fireworks, there are a variety of ways to enjoy Fourth of July festivities over the course of the holiday weekend, with many events returning after a two-year absence due to the pandemic. Here’s our guide to Independence Day weekend in the Peninsula:

Oakland A’s Clear Hurdle on Run to $12 Billion Waterfront Ballpark Development

Click here to read the full article. The Oakland A’s leapt another hurdle Thursday in their quest to build a $1 billion ballpark and a $12 billion real estate project at the Howard Terminal site just north of Jack London Square near downtown Oakland. The San Francisco Bay Conservation & Development Commission [BCDC) voted to formally remove the site from port activities, allowing the A’s to continue their pursuit of a project built mostly from private funds on port land. The 56-acre section of the port is now used to store shipping containers. “It’s was a big vote,” A’s president Dave Kaval said in...

Must-visit vintners of the 650: Your guide to the Peninsula’s wineries

Taste high-quality wine minus the drive to Napa. One more reason to love living on the Peninsula is the remoteness yet accessibility of the Santa Cruz Mountains AVA (American Viticultural Area) wine region. And, unlike other wine regions where winery visits can feel like gimmicky shuttle stops, Peninsula wineries are forced to exist within the rugged landscape, not the other way around. Though most of the 70-plus wineries are within a one-hour drive between San Francisco and San Jose, they feel a world away. Keikilani McKay, executive director of Wines of the Santa Cruz Mountains, explains that “Unlike other wine AVAs, it’s not an easy stroll to visit these wineries, but their remoteness is what makes them so special. This is an inventor’s region, a place for discovery, and they attract like-minded people who are willing to drive through ridges and redwoods to find that great wine.”

Supervisor presses for replacement of closing Tenderloin drug treatment center

On Tuesday, he requested a hearing on San Francisco's overdose prevention plan to go before the Government Audit and Oversight Committee, which he also chairs. The Tenderloin Center - previously titled the Tenderloin Linkage Center in hopes of "linking" those with drug addiction to resources - opened January as a part of Breed's emergency initiative for the neighborhood. It has since had more than 50-thousand visitors hoping to access its shelter, housing and substance abuse treatment, including 109 overdose reversals, according to city data.