For a newcomer to the Silicon Valley epic of two sports empires -- Santa Clara's terrific youth soccer park and the adjacent 49ers' Levi's Stadium -- the plot of the latest chapter, "Super Bowl 50," may be a little hard to follow. Unlike that other epic unfolding in theaters everywhere, there is no pure evil to keep this one simple.
Tonight at 7pm, the Santa Clara City Council will appoint its next Mayor to replace Jamie Mathews who resigned last Monday. We applaud the council for coming together quickly for the good of our city. Santa Clara's next mayor will be appointed tonight, with Lisa Gillmor as the frontrunner.Read more
Santa Clara City Council Attempting to Change Developer Fee Agreement & Jeopardize Parks & Open Space
Certain members of the Santa Clara City Council are attempting to change a developer fee agreement which became fully effective in 2014, to provide funding and protect Santa Clara’s Parks and Open Space. Members of the Council want to reduce developer fees by 35%, and this would leave the city without adequate funds needed to purchase land for new parks.Read more
The Santa Clara Youth Soccer players are heading into the 2016 Spring soccer season without soccer fields to play home games on, while the NFL completed construction of the media compound on the Soccer Park fields.Read more
We would like to respond to Miles Barbers latest "Milestones" Editorial published on January 6, 2016, regarding the take-over and destruction of the Santa Clara Youth Soccer Park by the City of Santa Clara and the NFL.Read more
How to Crash a Santa Clara Council Committee MeetingRead more