Found October 06, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis took a tour of the old Concord Naval Weapons Station the other day - with an eye toward whether it could be just the place for a new stadium for the team. "He made no commitments but my feeling he liked the looks of the property" said Concord Mayor Dan Helix. Helix joined Davis and a handful of others on the 90-minute tour Friday including Michael Wright who's in charge of the local base reuse authority and Don Perata the former state Senate leader who is now advising the Raiders. Helix said the group checked out most of the 5000-acre base which has been decommissioned but is still being cleaned up by the Navy. Concord is hoping to build a number of mixed-use developments there. The always-fidgety Raiders have been looking around for a new home to replace the Coliseum which was built in the 1960s and expanded when the team returned from Los Angeles nearly 20 years ago. The Raiders have also been looking at a site in the Dublin area ...
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