Oakland council, Alameda supervisors OK Raiders stadium deal

A proposal to build a new football stadium complex for the Oakland Raiders cleared two hurdles Tuesday after the Oakland City Council and the Alameda County Board of Supervisors approved resolutions to enter an exclusive negotiating agreement with former NFL star Ronnie Lott’s investment team.The plan is to build a $1.3 billion coliseum complex with a stadium seating to accommodate about 55,000 people on the current 130-acre site.