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Top 10 Reads for 2013

December 31, 2013

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This year there were 394 stories here in Sacratomatoville they ranged from local politics to worldwide events from Senior Citizens having sex in the parking lot of a burger joint to Gay Rights in Uganda. These were the favorites of 2013 Love them or hate them but Reality TV is huge on Cable and on […]

The Urban Neighborhood you WILL want to live in

May 16, 2013

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Its happening where the lights are bright.   Downtown- Midtown and East Sacramento.   Baby Boomers, empty Nesters and Millennials  are returning to the urban core where one can walk to restaurants,shops museums and other venues. The once dormant condo market is on fire in midtown.   During the Economic crises, they couldn’t give condos away, many became rentals.     […]

Sacramento’s Downtown Arena 2016 or 2036?

May 3, 2013

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The drums are beating in Sacramento‘s neighborhoods.  Details in the term sheet has made many local groups, organizations, bloggers  uneasy.   There are large cracks in the term sheet. Critics have questioned the  real numbers , which could be as much 400 million.   On April 8, Dan Walter, Columnist with the Sacramento Bee said. The area’s largest […]

Sacramento Kings-Arena Deal: Seattle vs Sacramento (Seattle has the edge)

April 26, 2013

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Its a stressful time for the  National Basketball Association board of governors.  Two cities, Seattle Washington and Sacramento California are vying for one  professional basketball team the Sacramento Kings. The issue for both cities may come down to  which city is in the best position to build a new arena? In 2006, Sacramentians voted against a measure […]

The Sacramento Kings in Seattle may be the best gift for Sacramentians

April 2, 2013

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After reviewing the Entertainment and Sports Center(ESC) Term Sheet. The Sacramento Kings moving to Seattle may be the best gift for Sacramentians.  The 2013 sheet is overly optimistic with perfect storm forecasts.  It  has several unsubstantiated claims for growth and insufficient  traffic/parking studies.  In a city facing deficits this  year, the questions becomes is the ESC a good deal from […]

Be Heard: Community Forum Today(9am to 11am) @ Pannell Community Center. Topic: Tax Dollars to save the Sacramento Kings?

March 23, 2013

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How do you feel about tax dollars being used to keep the Sacramento Kings and building an Arena at Downtown Plaza? Here is an opportunity to be heard…. This is bellwether before the March 26th Council meeting where the council may vote to authorize a public subsidy to help finance an arena. The meeting will be held on Saturday, March […]

Be Heard: Community Forum Today (530 to 730 @ Robertson Center at 3525 Norwood Ave) Topic: Tax Dollars to save Sacramento Kings?

March 22, 2013

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How do you feel about tax dollars being used to keep the Sacramento Kings and building an Arena at Downtown Plaza? Here is an opportunity to be heard…. This is a bellwether before the March 26th Council meeting where the council may vote to authorize a public subsidy to help finance an arena. The next meeting will be held on […]

BE HEARD! Public Forum Tomorrow(5:30-730 @ City Hall-915 I Street) Tax Dollars for Sacramento Kings?

March 21, 2013

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How do you feel about tax dollars being used to keep the Sacramento Kings and building an Arena at Downtown Plaza. Here is an opportunity to be heard…. This is bellwether before the March 26th Council meeting where the council may vote to authorize a public subsidy to help finance an arena. Three meetings are planned, council members will be in attendance. This is an opportunity to […]

3 Community Forums this week: Topic Sacramento Kings and Downtown Arena Proposals: Be heard

March 20, 2013

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How do you feel about tax dollars being used to keep the Sacramento Kings and building an Arena at Downtown Plaza. Here is an opportunity to be heard…. This is bellwether before the March 26th Council meeting where the council may vote to authorize a public subsidy to help finance an arena. Three meetings are planned, council members […]

Build the Arena at Downtown Plaza*

February 12, 2013

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We have long opposed  of the construction of an arena  in downtown Sacramento.  We have argued need, cost, and investment to the community.     This financially strapped city had spent more than a million dollars on studies related to the Arena. The Railyards Through the years there  have  many locations considered for a new Arena including Downtown Plaza.  However, city leaders […]

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