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Left: Eduardo Vargas of Chile (C) celebrates goal with Arturo Vidal (L) and Gonzalo Jara (R) during the 2014 FIFA World Cup match between Spain and Chile June 18, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro. Right: Mexico's defender Andres Guardado (L) celebrates with Mexico's midfielder Jose Juan Vazquez after scoring during match between Croatia and Mexico at Pernambuco Arena in Recife during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 23, 2014. (Jamie Squire/Yuri Cortez/Getty Images)

Mexico, Chile To Test Newest Version Of Levi’s Stadium Sod In Venue’s 1st International Soccer Match

Mexico and Chile will test each other on the soccer pitch and also test the latest version of the sod at Levi’s Stadium in the first international soccer match at the facility on Saturday evening.

09/05/2014

Denver Broncos v San Francisco 49ers

49ers Confident Thicker, Heavier Sod At Levi’s Stadium Will Be Ready For Sunday’s Game

Grounds crews for the San Francisco 49ers are installing a new, thicker field at the $1.2 billion Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara after the team halted practice there Wednesday, 49ers officials said.

08/22/2014

levi's turf replacement

Newly-Installed Levi’s Stadium Turf Expected To Be Ready For Sunday 49ers Game

It was out with the new Friday at Levi’s Stadium as crews worked quickly to replace part of the playing surface just two games into the new stadium’s career.

08/22/2014

Crews tear out the sod at Levi's Stadium, August 21, 2014. (CBS)

49ers Replacing Slippery Sod At Levi’s Stadium Ahead Of Sunday Exhibition Game Against Chargers

Crews at Levi’s Stadium have been busy tearing up the grass on the new field after turf problems on Wednesday prompted the team to relocate a practice session to the team’s training facility because of slippery sod.

08/21/2014

Denver Broncos v San Francisco 49ers

Daily Madden: Pro Leagues Pay Close Attention To The Surface Where The Game Is Actually Played

The Giants’ protest over Tuesday’s fiasco with the tarp was upheld, even as the 49ers moved practice from Levi’s Stadium because of divots on the new turf.

08/21/2014

Newly-planted mint at Fran Paxton's front yard in the Twin Creeks neighborhood of San Ramon. (CBS)

East Bay Homeowner Fined By HOA For Replacing Lawn With Drought-Resistant Landscaping

An East Bay homeowner is in a battle with her homeowners’ association over her drought-resistant yard after she was fined by the HOA for not having sod.

08/15/2014

Candlestick Park is made ready for the Paul McCartney concert Thursday. (CBS)

Grass Grab Likely As Turf Will Remain Uncovered During Final Candlestick Show

As fans file out of the stadium following Sir Paul McCartney’s farewell show at Candlestick Thursday, some will likely by trying to bring more than memories of the 50-plus year old stadium.

08/14/2014

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I-80 Off-Ramp In Berkeley Reopens Following Brush Fire

A section of Interstate Highway 80 closed Monday morning at the University Avenue off-ramp in Berkeley due to a nearby brush fire has reopened, according to the California Highway Patrol.

08/04/2014

A goat eats away at a tree. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Goats Used To Drive Out Homeless From San Rafael Encampment Plagued By Grass Fires

San Rafael is using goats to help clean out a piece of land plagued by brush fires and homeless campers.

07/24/2014

A man spray-paints a lawn in Southern California during a severe drought. (CBS)

SoCal Homeowners Spray-Painting Lawns Green To Avoid Water Fees During Drought

Homeowners in Los Angeles are facing tough choices in keeping their lawns green during a devastating drought, pushing some far enough to spray paint them.

07/20/2014

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