Steve Lopez Will Look at Grand Plans For L.A. NFL Stadium Downtown on KCET's 'SoCal Connected' Tonight
Lots of questions about this proposed downtown NFL stadium.
Steve Lopez better wear a helmet if he's going to take on AEG.
It already has a name, Farmers Field, and a place, space taken up by the Convention Center's old West Hall. But there are no blueprints yet, and its potential environmental impacts are just this week starting to be discussed.
And who's going to pay $86 million a year in bonds that will pile up as the dust clears. Steve Lopez has answers. Maybe.
Anshutz Entertainment Group, the folks behind Staples Center, say their stadium plans will be fully aired in public and that every question will be addressed. They told us not one cent of taxpayer money will be buried beneath the venue.
"Political Football" airs at 9 p.m.
We're told Lopez weigh the pros and cons -- thousands of jobs versus using public bonds and land -- of getting the NFL back in the city.
Take the ball, Steve. We'll be watching.