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Candlestick Park’s Next Featured Event: The Demolition

August 20, 2014 | 2:04 pm

Candlestick Park’s Next Featured Event: The Demolition

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Developer and city officials lay out timeline for picking a contractor and tearing down the ‘Stick.

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As Sir Paul Plays Candlestick on Thursday, Beatles’ Fans Still Believe in Yesterday

August 11, 2014 | 12:04 pm

As Sir Paul Plays Candlestick on Thursday, Beatles’ Fans Still Believe in Yesterday

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Fifty years ago this month, the Beatles kicked off their first U.S. tour at the Cow Palace.

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An Evening for Memories Amid Candlestick’s Long Goodbye

July 23, 2014 | 6:30 am

An Evening for Memories Amid Candlestick’s Long Goodbye

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One more chapter in the closing of Candlestick Park: A flag football game featuring retired 49ers stars.

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Time Lapse: The End of an Era at the ‘Stick

January 6, 2014 | 8:00 am

Time Lapse: The End of an Era at the ‘Stick

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A couple weeks ago, the 49ers said goodbye to the ‘Stick. We relive the evening in less than 2 minutes.

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News Pix: Farewell Candlestick, Hello Levi’s

December 20, 2013 | 9:00 am

News Pix: Farewell Candlestick, Hello Levi’s

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Fans say goodbye to the Stick and get ready for a new stadium, and other notable pictures from the week.

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Candlestick’s ‘Pole E’: Family, Friends and a 49er Fan Tradition

December 20, 2013 | 8:00 am

Candlestick’s ‘Pole E’: Family, Friends and a 49er Fan Tradition

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An impromptu community in the stadium parking lot gets ready to say goodbye to the ‘Stick.

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Candlestick Farewell: 49ers Tailgaters Share Fondest Memories of the Stick

December 19, 2013 | 9:00 am

Candlestick Farewell: 49ers Tailgaters Share Fondest Memories of the Stick

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Today we begin a special series on the last days of San Francisco’s iconic stadium, Candlestick Park.

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December 20, 2011 | 9:41 am

Videos: Lights Go Out at Candlestick during 49ers Game

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Longtime Monday Night Football fans may remember the late Dandy Don Meredith, one of the broadcast’s original trio of announcers, warbling “turn out the lights, the party’s over” after some apparently game-deciding play had occurred. (Listen here.) The Dandy One would have had a field day during the 49ers’ 20-3 victory over the Steelers last […]

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Today is the 45th Anniversary of Beatles’ Candlestick Park Concert — The Group’s Last

August 29, 2011 | 10:03 am

Today is the 45th Anniversary of Beatles’ Candlestick Park Concert — The Group’s Last

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Today marks the 45th anniversary of the Beatles’ last live concert, held at Candlestick Park in 1966. Here’s the set list of 11 songs, from “Rock and Roll Music” to “Long Tall Sally.” At which point a strong gust of Candlestick wind blew Ringo off his drumset and over the left field fence, discouraging the […]

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