LOS ANGELES (AP) — A proposal to build an 80,000-seat stadium in the Los Angeles suburbs that could become the home of an NFL team has taken a step forward.
Los Angeles County election officials said Thursday they have verified enough petition signatures to allow the plan to go before voters in Inglewood, where the stadium would be built.READ MORE: 'The Public Needs To Know': High Levels Of E. Coli Bacteria Found In Echo Park Lake
That vote could come in June.
A development group that includes a company controlled by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke announced plans to build the stadium last month.READ MORE: Only On KCAL 9: Tarzana Woman Tells Speaks Out On Surviving Violent Home Invasion
The proposal envisions a stadium rising on the site of a former horse track. It raises the possibility again that Los Angeles could get an NFL team after a two-decade drought.
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