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Matt Sheehan

Can Chinese Millionaires Save San Francisco's Poorest Neighborhood? | Matt Sheehan | Posted 09.18.2014 | World

SAN FRANCISCO -- When Sir Paul McCartney rocked out for 49,000 fans at San Francisco’s historic Candlestick Park last week, it marked the stadium’...

Lydia O'Connor

This Is What San Francisco Could Look Like In 2033 | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

It's been a wild year for San Francisco. Batkid took over the city, the tech community came under attack and the only thing people can agree on is tha...

Goodbye to Candlestick

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 02.26.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

For over half a century, Candlestick Park has been one of the most famous and recognizable, if not pleasant or attractive, buildings in San Francisco, but it will be demolished sometime in the coming months or years.

My Fondest Memories of Candlestick Park

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 02.25.2014 | San Francisco
Cyrus Saatsaz

Candlestick Park itself is an abysmal structure, full of decadence and resembling more a relic of a stadium that belonged 50 years ago. But given its history, there's undoubtedly a strong amount of sentimentality and nostalgia that comes with it.

49ers Say Goodbye to Candlestick Park With a Wild Win Over the Falcons

Malaika Bobino | Posted 02.23.2014 | Sports
Malaika Bobino

The last game at Candlestick Park was a magical occasion, as the past and present came together to pay tribute to a stadium that brought five Super Bowl Championships to the 49ers organization.

30 Arrested At Candlestick Farewell

AP | Posted 02.23.2014 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police made 30 arrests during the 49ers final regular season game at Candlestick Park on Monday, police said. Mo...

49ers Clinch Playoff Game In Candlestick Farewell

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — On a night they cheered "The Catch" and all the San Francisco greats of old, the current 49ers looked ready to move that succes...

Is It Time to Get Rid of the All-Star Game?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 08.13.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Expanding the size of the All-Star Game roster, using a designated hitter and tinkering with how the roster is selected are all ways Major League Baseball has tried to ensure that the All-Star Game remains interesting for fans. These innovations have not achieved that goal.

WATCH: Fans Brawl After Giant 49ers Loss

Posted 10.16.2012 | Sports

Candlestick Park was once again the backdrop for ugly acts of fan violence on Sunday as San Francisco got trounced by New York 26-3. According to ...

49ers Fan Stabbed

AP | Posted 10.14.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO -- A man was seriously wounded after being stabbed near Candlestick Park as he was going to watch the San Francisco 49ers' home game. P...

SABR 42: Right on Target

Jeff Polman | Posted 09.05.2012 | Sports
Jeff Polman

It was in the mid-80s and fairly humid, but even though my sun lotion-less arms got burned, I felt nothing. This was only my second SABR convention, and magic was clearly happening.

Santa Clara Pulls Millions Of Funds Away From 49ers Stadium

AP | Posted 08.26.2012 | San Francisco

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- A California county has surprised both the San Francisco 49ers and city of Santa Clara leaders by pulling $30 million in tax fu...

Vandals Destroy The City's Only State Park Just Weeks Before It Shuts Down

Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.25.2012 | San Francisco

While Candlestick Point Recreation Area may sit in the industrial shadow of the soon-to-be-vacant Candlestick Park, it offers San Francisco residents ...

Just How Many Niners Fans Were Actually Arrested Last Sunday?

AP | Posted 03.25.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco police say they arrested 29 people at Sunday's NFC Championship game at Candlestick Park – and tossed out another...

What Caused The Candlestick Park Blackout?

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 02.19.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — The blackouts that left Candlestick Park in the gloom during a much-anticipated Monday Night Football matchup also dimmed the sp...

Candle Power: 49ers Overcome Steelers, Blackouts

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 02.18.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Ben Roethlisberger threw a few extra passes in near darkness after the lights went out at Candlestick Park. The additional thro...

LIGHTS OUT: Power Outage Delays Monday Night Football

AP | By JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 02.18.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO -- Candlestick Park went dark twice in the San Francisco 49ers' much-anticipated return to prime time. Two power outages delayed the ...

After Violent Weekend, A 'Tame' Saturday At Candlestick Park

AP | Posted 10.28.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Football fans held spirited tailgating parties on what so far was a tame Saturday at Candlestick Park, where the 49ers are hosti...

Candlestick Park Bans Tailgating After Weekend Of Violence

AP | Posted 10.22.2011 | San Francisco

By Terry Collins, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The San Francisco 49ers are banning tailgating in the parking lot of Candlestick Park afte...

Candlestick Park Shooting Victims 'Improving'

AP | Posted 10.22.2011 | San Francisco

By Terry Collins, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Officials say the two men who were the most seriously injured in a series of attacks after...

Police Seek Witnesses After Candlestick Park Shooting

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 10.22.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — After violence marred a weekend preseason game against the archrival Oakland Raiders, the San Francisco 49ers on Monday moved to...

California Dreaming: The Old Days at Candlestick Park

Tim Wendel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tim Wendel

During the 1987 National League Championship Series, the winds blew what appeared to be a sure foul ball fair, making for a big inning for the hometown team.

UCLA Baseball Flying High with Gerald the Hawk, Team Bird

Anthea Raymond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Anthea Raymond

You don't always link UCLA and baseball. But this year has been a good one for fans of the Bruins and the sport.

Reflections on the Loma Prieta Earthquake, 20 Years Later

Art Agnos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Art Agnos

When a disaster hits, it is too late to put your best people in charge of planning and preparation. That's not the place for soft political patronage.