Santa Clara Stadium
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.<
NFL owners will vote next May between San Francisco—the 49ers are building a new stadium in Santa Clara—and South Florida for the 50th Super Bowl in 2016. The loser of that race will then compete with Houston for hosting the 2017 game.
Representatives for the San Francisco 49ers say they reached another milestone in their estimated $1.2 billion stadium project in Santa Clara. Workers now have installed half the steel beams that will form the backbone of the stadium.
The San Francisco 49ers appear to have reached a deal over $30 million in voter-approved funding for their new stadium in Santa Clara that was unexpectedly yanked by county officials in June.
With legislative recess over, our lawmakers are back in Sacramento to complete the business for the year, and that includes legislation addressing a recent issue over the 49ers Santa Clara stadium.
Santa Clara officials have given the go-ahead for the city to begin negotiations with legendary quarterback Joe Montana for a hotel and entertainment complex across from the 49ers new stadium.
As more seats go on sale Monday for the new 49ers Santa Clara Stadium, interested buyers are noticing most tickets are double the cost of a similar seat at Candlestick Park.