Jul 29, 2015

L.A., Bay Area look into possible joint bid for 2024 Olympics - San Francisco Chronicle

In the wake of the Boston bow-out, Los Angeles officials have reached out to their counterparts in the Bay Area with the idea of producing a joint bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. San Francisco Giants CEO Larry Baer, who spearheaded the Bay Area's unsuccessful bid to be designated as the U.S. nominee for the Games earlier this year, said Tuesday that he'd received a call from...

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