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Honeymoon between Santa Clara and 49ers now distant history

In 2010, when Santa Clara voters approved creating a city-run stadium authority to build an NFL stadium to attract the San Francisco 49ers, politicians patted themselves on the back for getting things done and luring a storied franchise 45 miles

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Will the NFL return to L.A.?

Are you ready for some football in Southern California? Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Thursday said NFL football is “highly likely” to return to Los Angeles 20 years after the Raiders scampered back to Oakland and the Rams defected from Anaheim

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New 49ers stadium intercepts tax dollars

The National Football League remains as agile as ever at intercepting the taxpayers’ money. The latest example is the new stadium in Santa Clara, pictured nearby under construction, to host the San Francisco 49ers. After a slow decade, the Niners are back in

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Lawmaker proposes corporate welfare for NFL club 0

July 26, 2012 By Joseph Perkins Elaine Alquist is not a member of the San Francisco 49ers’ Gold Rush gals, but the Santa Clara state senator is the NFL club’s biggest cheerleader. With but a month left in the legislative

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Kick the NFL through the goalposts of California 0

John Seiler: Oct. 6, 2010 At a time when governments and citizens of California are bankrupt, the NFL could build at least one incredibly expensive stadium in the Bay Area: $735 million for the Oakland Raiders (formerly the L.A. Traitors).

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