There was a time when the popular preference for doing away with Candlestick Park was for a spectacular implosion, much like has been done with other stadiums with the signature moment captured in videos and photos.
San Francisco Police will hold training exercises on explosives disposal inside Candlestick Park this coming weekend, according to the department.
After preliminary work to tear out seats and other items, crews have begun the heavy work of tearing down Candlestick Park, longtime home of the San Francisco Giants and 49ers.
The plan to demolishing Candlestick Park and build new development on the site is running into increased opposition.
The promoter of last week’s Paul McCartney concert at Candlestick Park confirmed to KPIX 5 on Monday that they will not be offering refunds to ticketholders who missed the show due to traffic.
COMMENTARY: Please forgive me if I don’t get too sentimental about the last event ever at Candlestick Park. Oh sure, there have been plenty of memorable moments in that old dump, but let me counterbalance all the nostalgia with a few not-so-warm memories.
Candlestick Park is closing its doors for good but not before one last hoorah. Sir Paul McCartney will perform at the The ‘Stick tonight – the last public event at the stadium.
What kind of weather can you expect at Levi’s Stadium during 49ers football in the fall and winter. It may not be the brutal wind conditions at the ‘Stick, but it sure isn’t wind-free.
Sir Paul McCartney’s Candlestick Park farewell concert is one of a series of final events at the 54-year-old stadium that will include a gathering of 49ers legends.