With open house festivities behind them, the 49ers are making some last-minute alterations to their parking and traffic plans for Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara.
While some Southwestern communities have seen protests against undocumented immigrant children being placed in their towns, Santa Clara County officials want to invite some of those children to come to the Silicon Valley.
KPIX 5 got a series of special inside tours from the 49ers as they put the finishing touches on Levi’s Stadium in preparation for the team’s inaugural season in their new Santa Clara home.
Chances are if you had a few thousand dollars to plunk down on a seat license and tickets at the new Levi’s Stadium then you won’t suffer sticker shock from the new menu at 49er games.
Levi’s Stadium was designed with mass transit in mind, and the 49ers are banking on heavy use of public transit on game days.
As if things weren’t changing fast enough in Silicon Valley’s real estate market, the new Levi’s Stadium is shifting things into overdrive. The 49ers have yet to take the field in their new home, but the gold rush is already on in the neighborhoods surrounding the new park.
Police in Santa Clara are searching for a man who was captured on surveillance video attempting to pass a counterfeit $100 bill while making a purchase at a drug store on July 15, a spokesman said.
The San Francisco 49ers are hoping the crowd noise at new Levi’s Stadium will surpass that of their northwest rival Seattle Seahawks’ stadium, which has been called the loudest in the league. But it may be airplane noise that is even more disruptive to the flow of the game.
A judge in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose Friday afternoon sentenced San Francisco 49ers player Aldon Smith to 11 days in a work program for his conviction on three assault weapons charges reduced to misdemeanors and two DUI charges.
KPIX 5 Sports Director Dennis O’Donnell looks at the history of the 49ers stadium efforts and tours the newly-opened Levi’s Stadium.