Check out the week’s news in photos with shots from around the Bay.
Racing resumes with Oracle Team USA needing a win to keep alive its hopes of retaining the Cup.
New Zealand now leads Oracle Team USA by five races, forcing Oracle to postpone today’s second contest.
Santa Clara had no further use for its Walsh Avenue water tank. So it demolished it. We’ve got the video.
Our friends at Berkeleyside are reporting on Monday night’s gathering at Civic Center Park to remember Tuolumne Family Camp, destroyed in the Rim Fire over the weekend. The camp has been operated by the city under a special use permit since 1922. Berkeley residents were given priority to register for the camp over the general […]
Bicycle advocates are accusing the San Francisco Police Department of shoddy evidence-gathering in the case of a bicyclist who was killed by a big-rig driver on a SoMa street earlier this month. They say it might be part of a troubling pattern of police bias against bike riders. On Aug. 14, Amelie Le Moullac, 24, […]
(Bay City News) Stinson Beach reopened to swimmers, surfers and boogie boarders on Sunday after a five-day closure prompted by a great white shark sighting. There have been no sightings since the shark was spotted last Monday afternoon, National Park Service spokeswoman Alexandra Picavet said this morning. The shark, estimated at 10 to 15 feet […]
What is going on at Stinson Beach? Last week we reported on salmon sharks that had washed up onshore at the popular Marin recreation area. Then yesterday a 42-foot juvenile fin whale died after it became stranded on the beach. And now the beach is closed to swimming at least until Saturday after a 10- […]
Ever have a dream like this? Chronicle outdoors columnist Tom Stienstra writes today about paraglider Dave Turner, who on July 1 flew across a good little chunk of the Sierra Nevada. From Stienstra’s column … Turner departed from Walt’s Point, a launch perched on a cliff at the foot of the southeast flank of 14,505-foot […]