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Video: Watch as Santa Clara Demolishes Old Water Tower

September 6, 2013 | 9:28 am

Video: Watch as Santa Clara Demolishes Old Water Tower

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Santa Clara had no further use for its Walsh Avenue water tank. So it demolished it. We’ve got the video.

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June 11, 2013 | 11:26 am

Construction Halted at 49ers Stadium After Worker Death

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Update 12:30 p.m.: Schindler Elevator officials identified the fatally injured worker at the #49ersStadium today as Donald White, an elevator installer. — KRON 4 News (@kron4news) June 11, 2013   (Bay City News) Construction on the San Francisco 49ers’ new stadium in Santa  Clara has been halted after a worker was killed in an elevator […]

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Economist Challenges Estimates on Bay Area Super Bowl Benefits

May 23, 2013 | 2:58 pm

Economist Challenges Estimates on Bay Area Super Bowl Benefits

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Ka-ching! You could see the dollar signs dancing in the eyes of Bay Area leaders when the National Football League announced that the region would host the 2016 Super Bowl. The championship game will take place at the 49ers’ stadium now under construction in Santa Clara. And no one sounded more jubilant than Santa Clara […]

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Santa Clara Gets $400 Million for 49ers’ Future Ticket Rights

March 14, 2013 | 12:05 pm

Santa Clara Gets $400 Million for 49ers’ Future Ticket Rights

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BCN—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 and are continuing to work with the National Football League about the team’s bid to host the Super Bowl in 2016, a spokesman said. The city’s Stadium Authority […]

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5 Reasons the Bay Area Should Host the Super Bowl

October 16, 2012 | 3:40 pm

5 Reasons the Bay Area Should Host the Super Bowl

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NFL owners have announced that the San Francisco 49ers’ still-under-construction stadium in Santa Clara is one of three finalists to host the Super Bowl in 2016 or 2017. Over the weekend we asked our fans on Facebook and Twitter why they think the big game should come back to the Bay Area. Here’s what they […]

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Immigrant Integration Varies Across California

September 18, 2012 | 9:57 am

Immigrant Integration Varies Across California

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Joanna Lin, California Watch When a change to federal law meant many immigrants would lose access to certain welfare benefits, Santa Clara County faced having to absorb thousands of residents in local safety net programs. So the county pursued a way to keep immigrants eligible for federal benefits: citizenship. Since 1996, Santa Clara County has […]

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August 2, 2012 | 8:33 am

A.M. Splash: South Bay Has Best U.S. Job Growth; UC Davis Report Excused Pepper Sprayer; SF Gangs Spill Blood

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South Bay is the nation’s strongest job market (SJ Mercury News) Santa Clara County is the nation’s strongest job market, measured by the region’s employment gains over the most recent 12 months, federal officials reported Wednesday… During the year that ended in June, the South Bay posted a 3.8 percent increase in its job totals, […]

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Watch Live on Webcam: 49ers’ Santa Clara Stadium Construction

May 17, 2012 | 11:04 am

Watch Live on Webcam: 49ers’ Santa Clara Stadium Construction

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For those San Franciscans still in denial about the 49ers’ move to Santa Clara, this live webcam showing construction on the new stadium may provide the final needed slap of reality… What with more expensive ticket prices, this may be the closest many of us get to the team’s new digs, scheduled to be completed […]

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April 20, 2012 | 9:04 am

Video: 49ers Break Ground on New Santa Clara Stadium

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San Franciscans, avert your gaze. The Bay Area News Group has video of yesterday’s groundbreaking for the new 49ers’ stadium in Santa Clara. Said the San Jose Mercury News: Ushering in a new era, the 49ers celebrated with all the pageantry of an event six years in the making, as supporters who have been sweating […]

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Video, Images: 49ers Unveil New Santa Clara Stadium Model

August 4, 2011 | 2:59 pm

Video, Images: 49ers Unveil New Santa Clara Stadium Model

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The 49ers yesterday trotted out a scale model for their proposed new Santa Clara stadium. From Bruce Newman in the Merc: (T)he 49ers unveiled another set of drawings and a new scale model of the stadium they hope to build in Santa Clara next to Great America. According to the $987 million project’s two lead […]

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