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News, The Snitch America's Cup: A Day at the Races

America's Cup: A Day at the Races

Sunday was about as glorious an afternoon as San Francisco ever hosted. The sun shone brightly and the weather was Northern California perfect. Beautiful people and their dogs were everywhere. That there was an America's Cup World Series race taking…
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News, The Snitch America's Cup: Will Crowds of Yachting Fanatics Invade San Francisco?

America's Cup: Will Crowds of Yachting Fanatics Invade San Francisco?

Lo, the America's Cup is upon us -- yet we have not been run off the road by a pack of folks resembling Thurston Howell III. Tourists are still cramming the F-Line and eating chowder out of bread bowls, as…
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News, The Snitch America's Cup: San Francisco's Chances Are Sinking, Thanks to Chris Daly

America's Cup: San Francisco's Chances Are Sinking, Thanks to Chris Daly

America's Cup Organizers' Surprise Rejection of Latest Terms All About Securing Pier 50 For Waterfront Arena, Supervisor Says"Worse things happen at sea" will come as cold comfort for San Francisco officials who thought the city was sailing toward a…
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News, The Snitch Cost-Saving America's Cup Proposal Not Shipshape Yet

Cost-Saving America's Cup Proposal Not Shipshape Yet

The new-and-improved groundwork for hosting the America's Cup in San Francisco appears to take much less of a bite of city finances than the fabulously expensive, nonbinding "term sheet" the city approved in October. Fred Brousseau, a principal at the…
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News, The Snitch America's Cup: Chris Daly Admits Some May Support City's Race Bid Just Because He Doesn't

America's Cup: Chris Daly Admits Some May Support City's Race Bid Just Because He Doesn't

Last week, the city's budget analyst released an in-depth report claiming San Francisco would lose up to $143 million if it hosted the America's Cup regatta based on the offer currently on the table. Budget Analyst Harvey Rose stressed to…
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News, The Snitch Hosting America's Cup Would Lose City Millions, Budget Analyst Reports

Hosting America's Cup Would Lose City Millions, Budget Analyst Reports

Earlier this week we reported that the city's budget analyst was at work on a report to answer the big question: Can you actually make money hosting the America's Cup? The report is out, and, according to the city's official…
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News, The Snitch Can San Francisco Actually Make Money on America's Cup?

Can San Francisco Actually Make Money on America's Cup?

On Friday, the Bay Citizen revealed that San Francisco may be bidding against itself in its quest to host the America's Cup sailing spectacle. The city's budget analyst's office has not yet been able to verify whether or not any…
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