A man was stabbed and another pummeled with a cooler at a tailgate party in the Candlestick Park parking lot Sunday, police said.
The injured had been partying at the stadium with family when they got into an argument with a group of about 10 people walking past them around 1:40 p.m., police said. Read More
Coaches disdain talk of moral victories, but what the 49ers accomplished in the heart-breaking 25-22 loss to the world champion New Orleans Saints on Monday night should right their ship. Read More
One hour before kickoff, Margo Winton stood on the dirt and gravel of the outer parking lot at Candlestick Park throwing a football with her mom, dad and cousin — a ritual she has participated in every football season of her life.
The 22-year-old lifelong 49ers fan was among the thousands of people at Candlestick Park for the home opener of the NFL season. Read More
South Africa, the scene of this summer’s World Cup, was a far-off land for American soccer fans to travel to for world-class competition.
While it was impossible for most to make the trip to see soccer’s biggest stage in person, Bay Area fans have a chance to see some of the world’s elite players tonight as Real Madrid takes on Club America in an exhibition game at Candlestick Park. Read More
The City is finally milking Candlestick Park for major events beyond the traditional 49ers games, but time is running out.
Public markets, soccer exhibitions, fireworks shows — anything but football — netted the Recreation and Park Department $190,000 in additional revenue last fiscal year. Read More
Building rules are being developed to protect the health of builders and future residents at a polluted shipyard.
City lawmakers in the coming months will be asked to approve redevelopment plans, including 10,500 homes, an arena and new parks on 700 acres centered at the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard and Candlestick Point.
The Navy is spending hundreds of millions of dollars cleaning up the radioactive and toxic legacy of its operations at the 500-acre former shipyard. Read More
KaBoom will have a new home this year, moving from The Embarcadero to Candlestick Point.
The venue change was announced Monday by KFOG, the radio station that hosts the event that is in its 17th year. The switch comes after Port of San Francisco officials in October banned heavy vehicles from the concert’s traditional location at piers 30 and 32 following an incident in which the pier buckled under the weight of a cargo truck. Read More
An opponent of a Santa Clara plan to spend public funds to build a football stadium filed a lawsuit that seeks to remove or alter an upcoming ballot measure for funding.
If Santa Clara voters approve Measure J on June 8 — named the Santa Clara Stadium Taxpayer Protection and Economic Progress Act — their city plans to contribute redevelopment funds and new hotel taxes toward a $937 million stadium. Read More
Want to know the real down and dirty on why the 49ers and Raiders are spending a seventh straight season watching the playoffs rather than chasing a Super Bowl? It’s all in the numbers.
Check out these telltale stats. Read More
The 49ers lost the game in Houston but they found the quarterback they need to fuel a playoff run.
Alex Smith came on in the second half on Sunday to throw three touchdown passes and nearly bring the 49ers back from a 21-0 deficit. Smith’s superior athletic ability, both passing and running, gives the 49ers a much better chance than Shaun Hill can with his limited physical skills. Read More