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
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SANTA CLARA -- Excuse Andrew Robertson for not joining in the excitement building around his hometown hosting the biggest football game on the planet right next door to the youth soccer park where he grew up playing for the past 10 years.Read more
Youth soccer players in Santa Clara, California won’t be able to play for a couple of months in 2016 due to the Super Bowl “media village” being set up on their fields.Read more
Debi Davis, Teresa O'Neill and Lisa M. Gillmor: Santa Clara needs to register lobbyists
With Super Bowl 50, Santa Clara will be in the national spotlight. Our city of 125,000 people will host the biggest American sporting event of the year. Although we proudly maintain a small-town feel, we've clearly become a major city.
The Santa Clara City Leadership Team just moved the discussion about the NFL's use of the Santa Clara Youth Soccer Park from an open and transparent conversation, to a Closed Door Meeting held Tuesday, December 8th.Read more
Super Bowl 50 is only 11 weeks away and there is a communication black-out from the NFL, the Super Bowl 50 Committee and the City of Santa Clara Leadership regarding usage plans at the Santa Clara Youth Soccer Park. Do we really believe that an international sporting event as big as the Super Bowl is not well planned in advance? We think not, and we believe that Santa Clara residents should be concerned about the closed-door planning sessions for the NFL event, and the potential destruction of the Soccer Park generating a giant field repair bill. Will the City Leaders hold the NFL accountable for the repair bill or let them skip town then give the repair bill to Santa Clara taxpayers?Read more