Super Bowl XLIV

Bay Area Sports

  • The San Francisco Giants win their first World Series since 1954 and their first title since relocating west from New York.
  • The Golden State Warriors are sold for a record $450 million to venture capitalist Joe Lacob and Peter Guber of Mandalay Entertainment.

Bay Area Bests

  • Emeryville-product Pixar releases their highest grossing film to date, Toy Story 3, which brings in $1.063 billion.
  • Uber is launched for the first time in San Francisco. 
    • Apple unveils the iPad and the device hits stores during the spring.