New 49ers Stadium
As the San Francisco 49ers’ regular season winds down, many sports fans and longtime city residents are preparing their goodbyes to Candlestick Park, which hosts its final regular season game next week and is set to be demolished after more than five decades of use.
The 49ers have already sold almost 95 percent of the seats at their new stadium.
For the 49ers, moving out of Candlestick Park to their new stadium in Santa Clara can’t come soon enough. But fans nostalgic about cold and windy Candlestick are shelling out big bucks for the final games.
With the opening of the San Francisco 49ers’ new stadium in Santa Clara fast approaching, the team is reaching out to surrounding communities, who have expressed concerns about potential impacts.
The first-ever college football game at the planned Levi’s Stadium will pit the University of California at Berkeley versus the University of Oregon next Oct. 24, a UC Berkeley spokesman said.
The general contractor of the San Francisco 49ers’ new stadium in Santa Clara said Friday that an employee of a subcontractor was arrested on suspicion of theft but that the case was apparently unrelated to the project.
Another controversy has sprung up as a result of the new 49er Stadium in Santa Clara. The city is considering plowing under acres of a nature preserve to make room for more football parking.
Work resumed on the San Francisco 49ers new stadium in Santa Clara Thursday morning after a worker was killed there on Tuesday.
A son of an elevator worker who was killed Tuesday at the construction site for the San Francisco 49ers’ new stadium in Santa Clara said Wednesday the family is struggling to come to grips with the loss and wants answers.
Construction of the San Francisco 49ers’ new stadium in Santa Clara was suspended after a mechanic was killed while working in an elevator shaft at the site on Tuesday, authorities said.