Appeal of Warriors’ New Arena Rejected by San Francisco Board of Supervisors

December 8th, 2015 by Tyler Conway Leave a reply »
The Golden State Warriors can’t even help themselves from winning off the court. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to reject an appeal of the team’s environmental impact report that was aimed at preventing construction of the new arena Tuesday, which should pave the way for the Warriors’ move across the bay.

Cristina Rendon of KTVU Fox 2 News reported the decision.

Opposition of the arena has reportedly increased in recent months, with C.W. Nevius of the San Francisco Chronicle noting support has gone down from 61 percent in the summer to 49 percent. Most citizens point to the taxpayer burden for the $29 million in transportation improvements needed and potential crowding of the Mission Bay area.

“It appears they have a helluva lot more lawyers and political operatives than actual supporters,” P.J. Johnston, a spokesman for the arena, said of the opponents, per Nevius. “They still have not turned out the bodies.”

The Warriors announced their plans to move back to San Francisco in May 2012. Their plans included a $500 million arena that was entirely privately financed, a ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NBA
Article written by


Comments are closed.