On 27th November 2006, the California Memorial Stadium was listed in the "National Register of Historic Places".
After the 2012 renovation, Matrix Turf was installed in the entire field of the stadium. The stadium is located directly above the Hayward Fault Zone.
The California Memorial Stadium is a well-known football arena, situated on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, California. The stadium is also referred as the ‘Memorial Stadium’. The construction started in December 1922. The chief architects who designed this stadium are John Galen Howard, Baker& Carpenter and George E. Cunningham. An estimated amount of $321 million were spent on its construction. On 24th November 1923, the stadium was finally opened for spectators. It underwent a renovation on 1st September 2012 and developed into a beautiful structure as we see it today. The stadium has served as the home of the California Golden Bears of the NCAA from 1923 to 2010 and is again the home of the team since 2012. The Memorial Stadium was funded from public contributions for the Californians whose lives were claimed by World War I.
The then President John F. Kennedy gave a speech at the Memorial Stadium on 23rd March 1982. The speech was given by him to commemorate the Charter Day.
The memorable Real Madrid vs. Inter Milan match of the 2014 International Champions Cup was held in this stadium on 26th July.
Before 1970, the general commencement exercises of the University were regularly held at the California Memorial Stadium.
The NFL's Oakland Raiders’ second game of the 1973 regular season was played at the California Memorial Stadium.
The football match between the "California Golden Bears" and the "Merions" was the first football match hosted by The California Memorial Stadium on 14th February 1885.