Informative City of Santa Clara San Francisco 49ers Stadium Links

The city is getting in bed with the billionaire1 who owns the San Francisco 49ers and is ready to make contributions to the team to help them build a stadium in Santa Clara. Using public funds to pay for a billionaire's playground for the rich and powerful is certainly a component of the modern American dream. But it doesn't have to work that way as was demonstrated in East Rutherford, New Jersey with the new Meadowlands Stadium. Several groups are working to see that public subsidy doesn't take place in Santa Clara:

1According to Forbes Magazine calculations, the net worth of Denise Debartolo York dipped to 900 million dollars in 2009 which placed her just outside the Forbes list of the 400 wealthiest Americans.