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Golden State Warrior's Arena use to be at the Cow Palace!

Golden State Warrior's Arena use to be at the Cow Palace!

SAN FRANCISCO – In 1971, then-Golden State Warriors owner Franklin Mieuli changed the name of the NBA franchise from the San Francisco Warriors to the Golden State Warriors. The explanation given at the time was that the new name was a more accurate reflection of the team’s regional -- if peripatetic – identity.... 
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Are you in these photos? Kiss rocks the Cow Palace

Are you in these photos? Kiss rocks the Cow Palace

7/27/17: Kiss and the Cow Palace were both at the peak of their powers in 1977... 
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ECONOMIC IMPACT STUDY: COW PALACE

ECONOMIC IMPACT STUDY: COW PALACE

Beyond the Cow Palace Arena & Event Center's traditional offering of cultural, educational and agricultural activities, it also generates a wealth of tangible benefits... 
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5/6 All Pro Wrestling "Cow Palace Royale"

5/6 All Pro Wrestling "Cow Palace Royale"

5/6 All Pro Wrestling “Cow Palace Royale” results: Moore’s in-person report on Cody Rhodes vs. Joey Ryan in a cage match, Luster the Legend vs. Jeff Cobb vs. John Mundo vs. Brian Cage for the APW Universal Championship, WWE Hall of Famer Pat Patterson appears. 
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Going Home Again: The Cow Palace Royale

Going Home Again: The Cow Palace Royale

For me, one of the most important parts of my life as a wrestling fan is the Cow Palace which officially resides in Daly City, but is known as a San Francisco locale to most everyone nonetheless. 
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Dwight Clark to make first public appearance since ALS announcement

Dwight Clark to make first public appearance since ALS announcement

SJ Mercury News- 4/5/17:
Clark is part of the lineup for the TriStar Collectors Show at the Cow Palace on April 30. He’ll have a familiar face with him: Joe Montana, who threw that famous pass in the NFC title game Jan. 10, 1982, will also be signing autographs at about the same time.
 
Woodside woman crowned rodeo queen

Woodside woman crowned rodeo queen

Almanac News- 1/11/17

Leandra Steenkamp of Woodside was crowned rodeo queen at the recent Grand National Rodeo at the Cow Palace
 
Cow Palace is Bay Area’s working-class hero

Cow Palace is Bay Area’s working-class hero

SF Chronicle- December 24th,2016-Peter Hartlaub

But none has had a greater cultural impact on a more diverse segment of the Bay Area. Unless you choose to renounce pop culture altogether, it’s close to impossible to have lived in the Bay Area for any time without experiencing at least one coming-of-age moment or cultural touchstone at the 1941 livestock pavilion in Daly City.
 
Benicia jiu-jitsu fighters compete this weekend at the Cow Palace

Benicia jiu-jitsu fighters compete this weekend at the Cow Palace

Benicia Herald- November 1st, 2016
A group of local jiu-jitsu fighters have been going through strenuous workouts at Pro-Faction Martial Arts & Fitness in Benicia preparing for this weekend’s World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF Championship at the Cow Palace in San Francisco
 
Dickens Fair dishes up Victorian-era holiday fun in Daly City

Dickens Fair dishes up Victorian-era holiday fun in Daly City

Humbug, you say? Not at the annual Great Dickens Christmas Fair and Victorian Holiday Party. This festival is a sure tonic for the holiday blahs. On weekends from Nov. 19-20 through Dec. 17-18 (plus the Friday after Thanksgiving), the Cow Palace 
A GOP convention that seems strangely familiar

A GOP convention that seems strangely familiar

The Cow Palace is in the midst of its Diamond anniversary, celebrating a 75-year span in which the cavernous Daly City landmark hosted just about every kind of event imaginable, including a contentious Republican National Convention dominated by conservatives. Sound familiar -  
U2 dynamic: Dreamforce concert raises $10 million for UCSF hospitals

U2 dynamic: Dreamforce concert raises $10 million for UCSF hospitals

U2 used its benefit concert at the Cow Palace on Wednesday night to knock Donald Trump, and to raise $10 million for the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals, a favored charity of Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff. 
Bono raises his voice, Dreamforce raises millions in philanthropy

Bono raises his voice, Dreamforce raises millions in philanthropy

Technology, Bono, philanthropy and even roller skates triumphed Wednesday night, Oct. 5, at the “Cloud Palace,” where philanthropists Lynne Benioff and her husband, Salesforce founder-CEO Marc Benioff hosted their seventh Concert for the Kids starring an electric set by U2 
 Massive stage erected outside Cow Palace for U2's Dreamforce concert

Massive stage erected outside Cow Palace for U2's Dreamforce concert

The world's most famous Irish rock band is headlining Dreamforce and a massive, elaborate stage has been erected outside the Cow Palace for the concert on Wednesday night.  
Grand National Rodeo at the Cow Palace

Grand National Rodeo at the Cow Palace

Dust off your Stetson and pull on your cowboy boots: The Wild West comes back to the big city this weekend when the annual Grand National Rodeo, Horse Show and Livestock Show starts at the Cow Palace.

Two jam-packed weekends include not only a livestock exhibition but also equestrian competitions, stock dog trials, a daily Western marketplace, nightly barbecues, swing dance music and the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association show Friday and Saturday evenings.
 
Shattering Conventions: High Tech Meets Old-Time Religion

Shattering Conventions: High Tech Meets Old-Time Religion

Almost 9,000 people were packed into the Cow Palace on the outskirts of San Francisco for the National Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses, but it was oddly quiet in the aging arena. All you could really hear was the speaker onstage, flanked by massive banks of flat-panel TVs all wired together so the people in the cheap seats could see him at the podium. Well, they would be the cheap seats if the Jehovah’s Witnesses charged admission 
Dine and Dish: “Taste of the NFL” to be held at the Cow Palace

Dine and Dish: “Taste of the NFL” to be held at the Cow Palace

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Do you feel shut out of all the Super Bowl celebrity parties?

On Wednesday night on Dine and Dish, Vicki Liviakis has the inside track on how to rub elbows with football and food stars. Plus, she will show you how to party with a purpose.

 
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Photos: Beatles kick off first U.S. tour in 1964

Photos: Beatles kick off first U.S. tour in 1964

Daily update · August 18, 2016 : In 1964, The Beatles opened their first full-fledged U.S. tour as they performed at San Francisco's Cow Palace. More than six months after appearing on The Ed Sullivan show and taking the East Coast by storm, the Fab Four returned to San Francisco, California for opening night of their first-ever concert tour of North America on Aug. 19, 1964 
Hear Eddie Van Halen Shred for Five Minutes at 1984 Soundcheck

Hear Eddie Van Halen Shred for Five Minutes at 1984 Soundcheck

Posted 08/15/2016 by Christopher Scapelliti , photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images: The Van Halen Vault has just uploaded this rare soundcheck of Van Halen performing a soundcheck at San Francisco’s Cow Palace in 1984. 
Album Reviews: Neil Young & Crazy Horse: Rust Never Sleeps (DVD)

Album Reviews: Neil Young & Crazy Horse: Rust Never Sleeps (DVD)

Written By Hal Horowitz // August 8, 2016: It may go without saying, but the Rust Never Sleeps show, filmed on a single performance at San Francisco’s Cow Palace on Oct., 22, 1978 is the gem here. 
This Forgotten Day in S.F

This Forgotten Day in S.F

July 16, 1975: On this day, the Rolling Stones played the second of two sold out shows at the Cow Palace. 
This Forgotten Day in S.F.

This Forgotten Day in S.F.

SFGate-Dec 3, 2015: JFK campaigns at Cow Palace  
Evel Knievel’s epic Cow Palace crash in 1972

Evel Knievel’s epic Cow Palace crash in 1972

By Peter Hartlaub February 25, 2016 Sfgate:
Evel Knievel makes his record 12-car motorcycle jump at the Cow Palace in 1972
 
San Jose Sharks: The Cow Palace Day

San Jose Sharks: The Cow Palace Day

Coral Cannon, Blades of Teal, 9/16/15:
In celebration of the San Jose Sharks 25th anniversary, we’re going to revisit the Cow Palace days where the team made their NHL debut and proudly displayed the newly re-released Heritage Jersey.
 
American Idol holds final season auditions at the Cow Palace

American Idol holds final season auditions at the Cow Palace

Mark DuFrene on 09/15/2015 : Auditions for the final season of "American Idol" drew a large crowd of fame seekers to the Cow Palace in Daly City, Calif., Tuesday morning, Sept. 15, 2015.  
Seven Moments That The Cow Palace Made Music History

Seven Moments That The Cow Palace Made Music History

Alyssa Pereir August 15, 2014, 97.3 ALICE

The venue has hosted rock legends and seen some of the greatest musicians to ever live play on its stage, from the Beatles to Elvis. Some moments, however, a pretty special. Here are seven moments that concerts at the Cow Palace made music history.
 
This Week in Boxing History: August 28-September 3

This Week in Boxing History: August 28-September 3

This week in boxing history, PBC goes back more than 100 years to celebrate the first world heavyweight championship fight under modern rules, honor one of the sport’s greatest rivalries and highlight the longest bout of the 20th century, in addition to remembering a brutal middleweight war and a thrilling featherweight title showdown.


 
Welcome to the Maryland State Fair

Welcome to the Maryland State Fair

As the summer season comes to an end, I invite you all to join us as we celebrate “The 11 Best Days of Summer!”

The 136th Maryland State Fair runs through Sept. 4 at the State Fairgrounds in Timonium.
 
48 guns taken off streets during buyback program

48 guns taken off streets during buyback program

DALY CITY (BCN) - Daly City police took 48 guns off city streets today in a buyback program, police said. 
Vegas Adds to Unique NHL Expansion History

Vegas Adds to Unique NHL Expansion History

A month from now, the Vegas Golden Knights will make history as the first major league franchise in the Big Four leagues to make its home in Sin City, at T-Mobile Arena. And while the Knights are Golden, so too is an anniversary for the league that celebrates this modern era: The legendary 1967 NHL expansion. 
Political parties evolve despite labels

Political parties evolve despite labels

Political parties are labeled by "We The People." In 1866, when the first Civil Rights Bill was enacted, African-Americans voted Republican -- The Party of Lincoln. Record numbers of African-Americans voted and record numbers of Republicans were elected to federal, state and local offices.
 
Tom Petty in the Bay Area: 5 decades of concerts in photos

Tom Petty in the Bay Area: 5 decades of concerts in photos

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers playing at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley July 26, 1985.

The Shoreline. The Greek. The Cow Palace. Oracle Arena. The Pavilion. Tom Petty played them all.

When news broke that the legendary rocker had died after suffering a cardiac arrest at his Southern California home on Sunday, gasps could be heard across the newsroom. Shocked by the news, I headed to The Chronicle’s archive in search of classic concert shots from Petty’s Bay Area stops from the 1970s to this year.
 
Fan snapshots make 'Smithsonian Rock and Roll' a candid compendium of musical history

Fan snapshots make 'Smithsonian Rock and Roll' a candid compendium of musical history

The snapshots are like the musicians themselves: gritty, raw and uncensored. That’s because the 362 photos in “Smithsonian Rock and Roll: Live and Unseen” were mostly taken by fans, not professional photographers.

 
 Rodeo cowboys, bull riders head back to Bay Area

Rodeo cowboys, bull riders head back to Bay Area

The toughest, fastest cowboys and cowgirls will be at center stage this weekend as the Bay Area hosts the Grand National Rodeo and the Professional Bull Riders.

Now in its 71st year at the Cow Palace, the Grand National will feature rodeo events, a horse show, the junior livestock show, agricultural exhibitions, mechanical bull rides, Western barbecue and live country music on Friday, Oct. 20, and Saturday, Oct. 21.
 
CattleWomen’s Corner: Arioso named Livestock Man of the Year

CattleWomen’s Corner: Arioso named Livestock Man of the Year

Joseph Arioso from Pixley was named 2017 California Livestock Man of Year at the Grand National Livestock Show in San Francisco, Oct. 14.

Arioso is a prominent registered Holstein dairyman, milking 3,000 cows, with 2,600 replacements, farming 1,450 acres of alfalfa, corn and wheat. In 2015 he bred the Holstein USA Star of the breed Airosa Redbull 12417 Excellent 95, which was the first time a cow West of the Mississippi has won the prestigious award, and in addition she produced over 69,000 lbs of milk that year. She was also nominated All American as a breeder.
 
Two Shot Goose Hunt Receives Lodging Tax Funding

Two Shot Goose Hunt Receives Lodging Tax Funding

The Annual Southeast Colorado Two Shot Goose Hunt is observing its 51st year in Lamar next month. Rose Ann Yates and John Ritter detailed the plans for the three day hunt which will be held from Wednesday, November 29th through December 1st and requested marketing and contract funding from the Lodging Tax Panel during their meeting on October 17th. 
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