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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.
 
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