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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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Take a Look at the Record-Setting SJ Earthquakes

October 23, 2012 | 12:40 pm

Take a Look at the Record-Setting SJ Earthquakes

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San Francisco Giants fans may not have noticed yet, but another Bay Area team is in the playoffs. That team, the San Jose Earthquakes set a record Sunday… but not by having the best standings in Major League Soccer (though they got a Supporters Shield award for that) and not because striker Chris Wondolowski scored […]

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Photos and Video: New Cal Structure Is Not Your Grandfather’s Stadium

August 27, 2012 | 3:47 pm

Photos and Video: New Cal Structure Is Not Your Grandfather’s Stadium

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Old on the outside, new on the inside, Berkeley’s California Memorial Stadium still resembles the Roman Colosseum while offering features that no one dreamed of at its 1923 inauguration. Designers didn’t factor in the stadium’s location on the Hayward fault, and by 1997 its walls had begun to crack apart. The new building was delayed […]

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