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  • Sacramento Mayor Wants New Arena

    Sacramento Mayor Wants New Arena
    Even though the Maloofs have not officially announced they are moving the Kings, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is acting as if they are. Tuesday, he renewed his push for a new arena, hoping it will bring jobs. "We took a big cut when we left the...
  • Why are Kings Postponing Relocation Announcement?

    Why are Kings Postponing Relocation Announcement?
    By postponing an announcement about a possible move to Anaheim, the Maloof brothers continue selling tickets, and hope, to a fan base unwilling to believe their beloved Kings could actually leave town.  Jim Sera lives in Natomas where the team plays its...
  • How do Your Brackets Compare to the President's? or Mayor's?

    How do your NCAA bracket picks compare to the Commander in Chief, or Sacramento's Mayor? Mayor Kevin Johnson thinks Ohio State will win it all, beating Kansas in the final game. He also has Duke and St. John's in the final four. Last year, the Mayor...
  • Mayor Announces Plan to Get Students Reading at Level

    Mayor Announces Plan to Get Students Reading at Level
    To make an announcement about school literacy levels in Sacramento, Mayor Kevin Johnson took a moment to read a book to third graders from Irene West Elementary School. Tuesday morning Mayor Johnson announced a new reading campaign for the Sacramento...
  • Members of "Gamechanging" Alternative Plan Revealed

    Members of "Gamechanging" Alternative Plan Revealed
    Two men who helped bring the Kings to Sacramento are now helping keep the team here. Greg Van Dusen--part of the Gregg Lukenbill inner circle that bought the team--and architect Rann Haight were revealed today as being part of a top-level group of...
  • Mayor's Office Denies Knowing About Plan, Haven't Talk to Planners in Months

    A special assistant to Mayor Kevin Johnson is completely denying a possible new plan to keep the Kings in Sacramento, as has been reported by FOX40's Jim Crandell, based on a meeting the Mayor's office had last fall. A fan contacted the Mayor's office...
  • Sac Leader Asks Anaheim to Stop; Maloofs Tell Sac to "Back Off"

    Sac Leader Asks Anaheim to Stop; Maloofs Tell Sac to "Back Off"
    City Hall is fighting back!  With less than 3 weeks to go before they have to notify the NBA they plan to move the team, the owners of the Sacramento Kings were staggered by a punch from City Hall. A strongly worded letter from Sacramento City Hall on...
  • Mayor Defends Letter to Anaheim, Says Kings Are Not Gone Yet

    Mayor Defends Letter to Anaheim, Says Kings Are Not Gone Yet
    Mayor Kevin Johnson spoke with the media Tuesday afternoon about a strongly-worded letter sent to Anaheim city officials asking them to stop negotiating with the Kings. The Mayor says the letter from City Hall is equivalent to throwing an elbow in...
  • Is Sacramento Going to Block Possible Kings Move?

    Is Sacramento Going to Block Possible Kings Move?
    At least one thing is clear: Sacramento City leaders want to make sure the Kings repay that $77 million loan if they skip town.  Not so clear: is the city prepping to block the teams’ move to Anaheim?  On Monday night the city council upped the...
  • Kings Close to Ending Season, Leaving

    Kings Close to Ending Season, Leaving
    Mayor Kevin Johnson attended the second to last home game for the Sacramento Kings Monday night at Power Balance Pavilion; later this week, he heads to New York City to ask the NBA Board of Governors to keep the team in Sacramento. Ironically, the...
  • 6,500 Kings Fans Show up to #HereWeRally in Downtown Sac

    It was a big success for the #HereWeRally event at Cesar Chavez Park in Sacramento Thursday evening. A Maloof spokesperson estimated the crowd at over 6,500. Lots of folks wore Kings jerseys, and there was no shortage of purple in the crowd. Fans saw...