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Carson City Council approves $1.7-billion NFL stadium
Carson City Council approves $1.7-billion NFL stadium

The Carson City Council unanimously approved a privately financed stadium for the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders on Tuesday night, barely two months after the public announcement of the proposed $1.7-billion project. “There are two things we need in California: rain … and football,” Carson Mayor Albert Robles said to cheers after the 3-0 decision. “And football is coming to Carson.” The vote continued the proposal’s breakneck pace in the competition with a rival concept in Inglewood to end the NFL’s two-decade absence from the Los Angeles area. In February, Inglewood’s City Council adopted a ballot initiative for a $1.86-billion...

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