Thursday Must Read: New Hope for a Raiders-Niners Stadium; Family of Unarmed Man Killed by the OPD Seeks Damages

Good morning, East Bay. Stories you shouldn’t miss:

1. Looks like the Raiders and 49ers could very well be sharing a stadium in the near-ish future. Though the two teams have been in discussion for awhile now, a couple recent developments are expected to push the project forward, according to the Trib: first, the NFL’s collective bargaining agreement, which is expected to be ratified sometime within the next few hours, provides more financing for new stadiums* around the league — and could, therefore, give The 49ers much of the money they need to go ahead with a new stadium in Santa Clara, which the team has discussed subleasing to the Raiders. But at the same time, Oakland city officials unveiled a plan to build a new stadium right next to the Coliseum, which officials said could host both NFL teams, in addition to other sporting events. Either way, there’s still a lot of negotiations ahead before any project moves forward; we’ll keep you posted.

2. The family of Derrick Jones, the unarmed East Oakland barber who was shot and killed by cops back in November, has filed a $10 million civil rights suit against the city. Though Alameda County prosecutors have previously ruled that officers Eriberto Perez-Angeles and Omar Daza-Quiroz broke no laws in shooting Jones, the suit, filed in federal court, argues that they used excessive force.


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