Santa Clara Stadium
After weeks of closed-door negotiations, Santa Clara city leaders are expected to agree to the NFL’s demands to host the 50th Super Bowl in February 2016.
Santa Clara officials overseeing the planned new stadium for the San Francisco 49ers approved more than $400 million in future ticket agreements for the stadium’s 2014 opening.
The San Francisco 49ers have already sold three-quarters of the seats at its new Silicon Valley stadium, thanks in part to the team’s Super Bowl run.
Mayors from three Bay Area cities gathered Wednesday to support a bid to bring an upcoming Super Bowl to the new 49ers stadium in Santa Clara.
Santa Clara is competing with the Sun Life Stadium near Miami, to host Super Bowl 50, which will be played in 2016.
After more than half a century of sports, music and civic history – San Francisco’s legendary Candlestick Park is nearing the end.
The pending departure of the San Francisco 49ers to Santa Clara is already causing something of a financial headache within the City’s Recreation and Park Department, as it begins work on a new two-year budget.
Former San Francisco Mayor and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom called the moment “bittersweet” because of the 49ers’ plans to move to a new stadium starting in the 2014 season.
The San Francisco 49ers said their new stadium in Santa Clara will not only be the most technologically advanced in the National Football League, but the most high-tech stadium in the world.
A 300-foot crane lifted a pair of gold-painted steel beams Thursday to top out the highest point of the planned $1.2 billion Santa Clara stadium that one executive said would be a “software-driven” venue when the San Francisco 49ers start playing there in 2014.<