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Ainslie hopes to one day win Cup for Britain

SAN FRANCISCO - Back home in Britain, he's known as Sir Ben Ainslie.Out on San Francisco Bay, he's the tactician for America's Cup defender Oracle Team USA.And really, Ainslie can't lose even if Oracle fails to...
Oracle wins 7th straight in America's Cup catamarans making a final sprint around San Francisco Bay, on a five-leg course framed by the Golden Gate...scheduled for Wednesday, weather-permitting, on San Francisco Bay.Either Oracle will finish one of the greatest comebacks...
Italy beats Sweden in opener of challenger sailing semis

...ahead of Artemis Racing of Sweden to win the opening race of the America's Cup challenger semifinals Tuesday on San Francisco Bay.The chrome-and-red Italian catamaran, sponsored by the Prada fashion house, won by a comfortable 2 minutes...
Where did S.F. Bay's sea lions go? Try Oregon Coast

...Hundreds of sea lions that abruptly blew out of San Francisco Bay's Pier 39 last Thanksgiving have apparently found...up north," she said. There are fewer herrings in San Francisco Bay, and a general decline in sea lion food off California...
Superintendent talks bargaining, testing

...As a former assistant superintendent of human resources for the Hayward Unified School District in California's San Francisco Bay area, Miller has first-hand experience with teachers' union negotiations. He said the union in Hayward was a...
Pair of America's Cup races postponed

...America's Cup races Tuesday between Emirates Team Zealand and defender Oracle Team USA.Lighter wind is expected on San Francisco Bay on Wednesday, when organizers hope to complete Races 11 and 12. The schedule is four races behind.Team New Zealand...
New Zealand wins America's Cup Race 5 in a runaway

...after a major blunder by his team let Team New Zealand speed off to a resounding victory of 1 minute, 5 seconds on San Francisco Bay on Tuesday.Not long before the scheduled start of Race 6, Oracle Team USA radioed in to the race committee that...
Oracle beats New Zealand to keep America's Cup

...and Team New Zealand sailing upwind in Race 19 on a San Francisco Bay course bordered by the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz...first time the America's Cup was raced inshore and San Francisco Bay provided a breathtaking racecourse.The catamarans...
Wildlife Spy: Flight of the Western Sandpiper

...stopover sites along the way. The major sites include the Upper Bay of Panama, the coast of northwestern Mexico, San Francisco Bay, Grays Harbor in Washington, the Fraser River Delta in British Columbia, and the Stikine River, Copper River...
In the Stacks: New fiction

...fraying."Love Water Memory," by Jennie Shortridge. When Lucie Walker wakes up, she's in up to her knees in the San Francisco Bay. Her legs ache with cold and she can't understand why there's a guy in a swimsuit trying to walk her in towards...


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