In the South Bay—the actual Super Bowl City—it was “don’t ask don’t tell” when it came to the issue of homelessness.
The civil grand jury has been quietly investigating the stadium authority for Levi’s Stadium, home to the San Francisco 49ers and Super Bowl 50, while billionaire developers play chess for Santa Clara’s future.
Somewhere between the dancing leprechaun, adult film star, Miss Universe and broadcasting ventriloquists, some actual football conversations took place.
Making San Jose easier to swallow for Middle America’s diabetic masses shouldn’t involve sanitizing the streets of local color.
A political action committee has revived an effort to replace San Jose’s pot ordinance with one approved by voters.
Little known Glendale, Arizona, played host to Super Bowl XLIX, reaping economic benefits anywhere between $50 million and $600 million. Next year, Santa Clara stands to gain that windfall. Are we ready?
In a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, an aviation expert calls San Jose’s airport curfew insulting, and wonders why city leaders can’t get residents to put up with the noise, like they do in Oakland and San Francisco.
Weeks after San Jose police suspended off-duty work with the 49ers, emails show just how cozy the relationship was between some officers and the team.
Two eagerly awaited American events take place this week: the State of the Union address and the Super Bowl. The broadcast audience for Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday will be significantly larger than the President’s State of the Union address on Tuesday. However, there should be no doubt that the state of the National Football League—concussion issues aside—is better than our Union’s.
News slows down in the summertime, so San Jose Inside columnist Rich Robinson takes note of some of the bigger and more under the radar stories of August.