Lexus, Toyota, BUICK? Consumer Reports Says Yes.


Last weekend my daughter and I attended the Sacramento Auto Show at Cal Expo and I wanted to see Buick’s latest offerings, the all new LaCrosse,  the Chinese Built Envision SUV and the new Cascada Convertible. The LaCrosse is a beauty. Inside I was underwhelmed, the fit and finish was very good but it didn’tContinue reading “Lexus, Toyota, BUICK? Consumer Reports Says Yes.”

Keep your eye on the ball


Sacramento developers are back with a new downtown arena plan. This time, Convergence is the name of the game. First rule is, don’t call it a basketball arena. Early on in one of many discussions between SN&R and developer Gerry Kamilos, he corrected the reporter, saying, “It’s called the sports and entertainment complex.” Better yet,Continue reading “Keep your eye on the ball”

Reality Check: A new Arena for the Sacramento Kings


The Conversation: Reality Check for Arena Project Jack O’Connell/March 14,2010 Sacramento Bee Ever since Gregg Lukenbill sneaked into Kansas City one night about 25 years ago and made off with that town’s NBA franchise, finding a home for the Sacramento Kings has been pre-eminently about real estate development, secondarily about franchise profitability and only incidentallyContinue reading “Reality Check: A new Arena for the Sacramento Kings”