Timeline: Chargers’ journey back to Los Angeles

Los Angeles Times 1/12/17 By Nathan Fenno

A brief, recent history of the Chargers and Los Angeles:

December 2014: The Chargers say they’ll play the 2015 season in San Diego.

February 2015: The Chargers and Raiders announce plans to build a privately financed stadium in Carson on the site of an old landfill.

March 2015: AEG abandons plans for Farmers Field in downtown L.A., once a potential destination for the Chargers.

April 2015: Carson’s City Council unanimously approves ballot initiative that allows the stadium to bypass lengthy environmental review.

The Chargers and Raiders unveil an overhauled stadium design that includes a 120-foot tower with a flame honoring late Raiders owner Al Davis.

May 2015: Former Browns and 49ers executive Carmen Policy is hired to lead the stadium effort.

August 2015: Street in front of the 168-acre Carson site is renamed Stadium Way.

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