Jonathan Okanes

Jonathan Okanes is in his fourth year covering Cal's football team. Previously, he covered Cal's men's basketball team for four years. He can also be followed on Twitter at

  • 707 Bear

    “Barbour said the school is at about 60 percent of its target for its Endowment Seating Program, which covers the most expensive 3,000 seats at the new facility. The remaining tickets won’t go on sale until after the 2011 season.”

    This story is not as interesting as who will be the second string tailback, but the question remains, “Who will pay for the new Memorial if the ESP sales don’t materialize?”

    The Performance Center was not started until the money was raised; not true for the new Memorial.

    Also, weak ticket sales for AT&T and Candlestick. A trend?

  • covinared

    life is too short for pessimism. I doubt the whole deal will collapse simply because of this. If we win, they will come back.