California Visitors Guide 2014 - (Page 42)

EVENTS GOOD SPORTS From tennis courts to snowy mountains, find out where athletes compete in the Golden State Californians may have a reputation for being laid back and mellow, but a competitive streak stretches from coastal surf to snowy mountains. Here's where to watch top sporting events statewide. TEAM PLAYERS CLOCKWISE BNP Paribas at Indian Wells; San Francisco Giants fans; big air at Heavenly. More ultimate events at 42 | VISITCALIFORNIA.COM COURTESY OF GREATER PALM SPRINGS CVB; © KIRK PAULSEN; HARRIOT MANLEY A re you ready for some football? In Oakland, die-hard fans, nicknamed the Raider Nation, don silver-andblack war paint. Across the bay in Santa Clara, the San Francisco 49ers are slated to play in new Levi's Stadium, with stadiumwide Wi-Fi and photovoltaic panels, in 2014. In San Diego, the Chargers play downtown at Qualcomm Stadium. Popular AT&T Park, a bay-front baseball stadium with bridge-and-city views, is home turf for two-time World Series Champions, the San Francisco Giants, while the Oakland A's play across the bay at Coliseum. In Southern California, watch the Dodgers near downtown L.A., the Angels in Anaheim, and San Diego's Padres at handsome sandstone-andstucco Petco Park. Minor League teams compete in inviting venues, like Fresno's Chukchansi Park and Sacramento's Raley Field, with family-friendly atmospheres and prices. Attending an L.A. Lakers or Clippers game? Be sure to scan the courtside seats for basketball-loving celebrity fans like Jack Nicholson and Leonardo DiCaprio. San Franciscans await a new bayfront basketball stadium for their Golden State Warriors. In Sacramento, local fans (including mayor and former NBA All-Star Kevin Johnson) have rallied to keep the Kings in the state capital; plans are in the works for a new downtown arena. http://www.VISITCALIFORNIA.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of California Visitors Guide 2014

California Vacation Guide 2014
Table of Contents
Travel Planning Info & Extras
The Years of Living Playfully
Down on the Farm
Chef's Favorites
Live Tv Shows
Three Dream Days
Why We Love California Snow Resorts
Good Sports
Wine Country Discoveries
Theme Parks at Night
Urban Base Camp
Parks With Perks
Statewide Resources & California Welcome Centerssm
Free Advertisers’ Info
California City Index

California Visitors Guide 2014