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Water is sprayed from a crane as crews remove the Candlestick Park exterior. (CBS)

Dust Vs. Drought: Thousands Of Drinkable Gallons Poured On Candlestick Park Rubble

In the middle of California’s historic drought, thousands of gallons of drinkable water an hour are being used to control dust at the Candlestick Park Demolition site. But despite earlier statements from a San Francisco Public Utilities Commission spokesperson to local papers, the developer conducting the spraying appears to have done nothing wrong.

05/15/2015

Demolition nears the home stretch at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. (CBS)

Not Much Left Of Candlestick Park As Demolition Nears Home Stretch

Decades of memories are being reduced to rubble, and there’s not much left of Candlestick Park.

05/10/2015

A pile of stadium seats sits on the field inside Candlestick Park on February 4, 2015. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Police Bomb Squad To Hold Explosives Disposal Training Inside Candlestick Park

San Francisco Police will hold training exercises on explosives disposal inside Candlestick Park this coming weekend, according to the department.

02/11/2015

An excavator begins tearing up the east side stands at Candlestick Park, February 4, 2015. (CBS)

Candlestick Park Demolition Begins In Earnest; Excavators Start Tearing Down Iconic Stadium

After preliminary work to tear out seats and other items, crews have begun the heavy work of tearing down Candlestick Park, longtime home of the San Francisco Giants and 49ers.

02/04/2015

Statue of St. Francis outside Candlestick Park. (CBS)

Saint Francis Statue At Candlestick Park Looking For New Home

The statue of Saint Francis of Assisi at the soon to be demolished Candlestick Park will be placed into storage, as city officials seek a new home for the artwork.

01/26/2015

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Candlestick Park To Come Down By Wrecking Ball After SF Residents Worry Over Implosion Risks

A plan to implode Candlestick Park is now off the table after several hundred San Francisco residents opposed the idea citing health and environmental risks.

01/16/2015

Candlestick Park

Residents’ Group Launches Petition To Stop Candlestick Park Implosion, Citing Health Concerns

The plan to demolishing Candlestick Park and build new development on the site is running into increased opposition.

01/08/2015

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Traffic Clogs Streets Around Candlestick, Keeps Scores Of Music Fans From McCartney Concert

Traffic problems kept scores of music fans from arriving on time to Candlestick Park for the Paul McCartney concert Thursday night.

08/14/2014

Atlanta Falcons v San Francisco 49ers

Goodbye, and Good Riddance, Candlestick

COMMENTARY: Please forgive me if I don’t get too sentimental about the last event ever at Candlestick Park. Oh sure, there have been plenty of memorable moments in that old dump, but let me counterbalance all the nostalgia with a few not-so-warm memories.

08/14/2014

Paul McCartney (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

9 Little Known Facts About Paul McCartney As He Closes Candlestick Park

As Paul McCartney plays his last–and THE last–concert at Candlestick Park, we look back at the first time McCartney played Candlestick, and the small concert at Cow Palace 50 years ago next week. Think you know you’re Beatles? From Beach Boys favorites, to Jelly Beans, to ambulances, test your knowledge on these 9 trivia bits.

08/14/2014

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