Soccer moms and players take on NFL team over fields

The Santa Clara youth soccer fields sit on some pretty real estate. adjacent to the San Francisco 49’ers Levi’s Stadium. When the 49’ers went to the city with a plan to use the fields as a parking lot in exchange for $15 million rent, you’d think that the NFL team with clout would get their way. But when protests from kids and parents went viral, the team had to back down.  Nothing like good, old fashioned Democracy in action! Read more about it here.

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