Archbishop Riordan Downtown Luncheon

Featuring NBA Hall of Famer Chris Mullin in conversation with Garry St. Jean

WHEN: Thursday, December 8 No Host Cocktails at 11:00 am, Lunch at 12:00 pm

WHERE: Grand Ballroom, Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embacardero, San Francisco

COST: $150 General Admission | $5,000 Table of 10, VIP reception, premier seating, recognition signage

DETAILS: Join us for the 20th celebration year of the Downtown Lunch! All proceeds support the Riordan Renaissance Campaign which provides critical funding to support student learning and opportunities.


Chris Mullin

Chris Mullin Jump Shot

Golden State Warriors great Chris Mullin is a Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer, an Olympic Gold medalist with the 1992 "DreamTeam", 5-Time NBA All-Star and 3-Time Big East Player of the Year for St. John's University. 

As a professional basketball player, Mullin scored 17,911 points (18.2 ppg), 4,034 rebounds (4.1 rpg), and 3,450 assists (3.5 apg). In 1989, he became the third player in Warriors history—joining Wilt Chamberlain and Rick Barry—to total 2,000 points, 400 rebounds, and 400 assists in a season.


Gary St. Jean Talks During Press Conference

Garry St. Jean is a retired in-studio analyst with Comcast SportsNet Bay Area for all broadcasts of Golden State Warriors games. He was formerly an Assistant Coach with the Milwaukee Bucks (1981-1986), the New Jersey Nets (1986-1988), and the Golden State Warriors (1988-1992).

He was also Head Coach of the Sacramento Kings (1992-1997), and then served as Head Coach (1999-2000) and General Manager (1997-2004) for the Golden State Warriors.



sal castaneda headshot

A San Francisco native, Sal attended Archbishop Riordan High School in San Francisco (Class of 1982) and graduated from U.C. Berkeley with a degree in Political Science. He especially enjoyed his time at Cal, living on and near campus in Berkeley. 

Sal was hired at KTVU in Fall of 1999. Before then he was on the air as a contributor to Mornings on 2 starting in the early 1990s. Before coming to KTVU Sal worked for various radio and TV stations in the Bay Area. Sal won an Emmy Award for his coverage of the 2014 Napa Earthquake. He also covered the opening of the new Bay Bridge Eastern Span and won a breaking news award from the Associated Press for that coverage. 

Sal began his news career behind the scenes as an intern, then as a news writer for several Bay Area news stations. He eventually moved from radio to television landing his first on camera assignment at KTVU in 1995. Before that Sal worked as a radio DJ in San Francisco at LIVE 105 FM in the early 1990s. 

Sal loves being in the Bay Area because his extended family is here. He enjoys working in the community where he grew up and drawing on local knowledge and connections to help tell a story. His interests include following local sports teams, listening to music and DJ-ing, and taking pictures. He loves spending time with his family and taking trips with them to explore our great local region.