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Your Call: How will the Super Bowl 50 affect the Bay Area?

Dec 3, 2015

 On the December 3rd edition of Your Call, we’re talking football! Specifically, the Super Bowl 50.

An estimated one million people will partake in the Super Bowl’s week-long festivities. San Francisco, Santa Clara, and San Jose are all vying for fans pouring into the Bay Area ready to splurge.

How will the big game transform the region? What effect will it have on the Bay Area? Join the conversation, on Your Call, with Renee Kemp and you.

Guests:

Mark Purdy, sports columnist at the San Jose Mercury News

PJ Johnston, Super Bowl 50 Host Committee Spokesperson

Phillip K. Porter, professor of economics at the University of South Florida in Tampa

Web Resources:

The World's Smartest Stupid Sports Blog

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University of South Florida: Philip K. Porter

SF Chronicle: Muni wires won’t be coming down for S.F.’s Super Bowl party

 US Today: Hosting a Super Bowl a huge economic plum, and costly