Lawsuit says cheerleaders are paid less than $5 an hour and are required to cover some of their expenses.
Stockton man tried to talk woman out of jumping, then lunged to break her fall. Both were injured.
Morning Top 8: NFL Won’t Guarantee Raiders Stadium; 572 SF Workers Paid More Than Gov.; Young Immigrants Shut Out of Healthcare
572 city workers paid more than governor (SF Chronicle) No fewer than 572 San Francisco city workers and executives made more than Gov. Jerry Brown last year. More than 1,500 city workers made more than state Attorney General Kamala Harris. And that’s without overtime. “That’s pretty staggering,” said Tom Dalzell, head of the California Citizens […]
If you’re an Oakland Raiders fan, you probably feel one of three ways about the outcome of Sunday’s Super Bowl. You’re disappointed. Sure, the Raiders didn’t make the big game. But it would’ve been nice for the San Francisco 49ers to beat the Baltimore Ravens and bring the Vince Lombardi Trophy back to the Bay […]
The autumn wind is pretty darn mean in the 1974 poem, “The Autumn Wind.” It rips the leaves off trees and turns people upside down and generally wreaks havoc. In short, it’s imbued with the spirit of the the Oakland Raiders. So thought Al Davis, who quickly enshrined the poem as the unofficial anthem of […]
Lots of reports today about the Raiders hiring Denver Broncos’ Defensive Coordinator Dennis Allen to replace the fired Hue Jackson as head coach. Both ESPN and Fox Sports are citing unnamed sources. The Denver Post had the story early this morning and the Bay Area News Group’s Monte Poole last night. No official word yet […]
Update 3:52 p.m. Here’s video of the opening of today’s presser by new GM Reggie McKenzie. The Raiders have the full 48-minute press conference on video here. Update 2:45 p.m. First questions to new Raiders’ GM Reggie McKenzie were, naturally, about the Hue Jackson firing. Was it a gut feeling? Performance-based? What went into the […]
The 49ers organization reacted yesterday to the series of brawls at Saturday’s exhibition game versus the Raiders. From the Chronicle: The team reacted to Saturday night’s alcohol-fueled mayhem by cutting the hours the stadium parking lot will be open before games, eliminating tailgating altogether after the kickoff and promising to punish season-ticket holders who sell […]
Morning Splash: 45 Arrested in BART Protest; 49ers Want to Stop Pre-Season Games Vs. Raiders; Andronico’s Files for Bankruptcy
2 BART stations open, close as protesters roam (SF Chronicle) Authorities repeatedly closed two San Francisco BART stations during the Monday evening commute and arrested 45 people in connection with an anti-BART protest that roamed both above ground along Market Street and inside the transit system. Commuters were frustrated and confused, as BART officials closed […]
Local CBS affiliate KPIX has posted a video report, which includes footage of some of the violence: Videos captured by fans on cellphones and personal cameras have also been trickling onto YouTube this morning. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and Oakland Mayor Jean Quan issued the following statement: “Violence will not be tolerated in either […]