Moneybrawl: How the Mayor of Santa Clara, San Francisco 49ers Went to War over Levi’s Stadium

The 49ers and Santa Clara are locked in an epic grudge match over how money moves at Levi’s Stadium, and neither appears willing to blink.

Patricia Mahan Violated Santa Clara’s New Lobbyist Rules; City Attorney May Have Own Conflicts

Santa Clara enacted a new lobbyist rule this year, and the first suspected violation has apparently created additional conflicts of interest.

Civil Grand Jury Investigates Stadium Authority for Levi’s Stadium, Site of Super Bowl 50

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.

Who Really Controls Alcohol Sales for 49ers Games?

Elected officials in Santa Clara can’t get on the same page over alcohol sales, mirroring the efforts of the city’s beleaguered football team.

Santa Clara Mayor Warns 49ers Season Ticket Holders They Could Lose Their Seat Licenses

Some extraordinary decisions are being made at Levi’s Stadium, even if they aren’t coming from the struggling San Francisco 49ers’ coaches and players.

Santa Clara Councilman Can’t Get It Right in Raffle Controversy

Just days before Pat Kolstad won re-election to the Santa Clara City Council last fall, he used campaign funds to enter a raffle put on by the nonprofit Mission City Community Fund. Just about everything since then has gone wrong.