Yikes!! City Employee Accuses Mayor KJ of Sexual Harrassment


Q:  Where was the Mayor Tuesday? A: Possibly being Prepped for Yesterday’s Press Conference The City Council voted 7-0 in a closed-door session Tuesday night to approve Sanchez’s recommendation to reject Muller’s claim, according to a source with direct knowledge of the vote. Johnson was absent for that vote and the evening’s public City CouncilContinue reading “Yikes!! City Employee Accuses Mayor KJ of Sexual Harrassment”

Support “STOP” Voters should decide on Sacramento’s NBA Arena


On Monday  Sacramento Taxpayers Opposed to Pork (STOP)  begin’s its initiative signature drive with the goal of collecting  33,ooo votes  to force  a public vote on the NBA arena subsidy.    The City has tentatively committed a public investment of 258 million dollars towards a new Arena in downtown plaza.      The city leaders have designedContinue reading “Support “STOP” Voters should decide on Sacramento’s NBA Arena”

Looking Sideways: Despite deficit, Sacramento City Council wants 400,000 in slush funds


Disneyland for everyone !!     Apparently, the city council  views Measure U as a bonanza.   Sacramentians voted to tax themselves for extra police, fire and services. In addition to their salaries, the council wants $391,500 which amounts to $43,000.-(including the mayor) per council member ,to use as their discretion. The vote is tonight.

Sacramento Downtown Arena : (Thoughts of Stockton) Voters should Approve Funding


Sacramentans can exhale, the Kings are staying and the Maloof‘s are gone.  Mayor Johnson  efforts must be commended . Once the celebrating ends and the last bit of purple confetti is swept away, reality begins. A few weeks after the council approved a non binding  $258 million term sheet.  City Manager John Shirey told theContinue reading “Sacramento Downtown Arena : (Thoughts of Stockton) Voters should Approve Funding”

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


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 fromContinue reading “The Sacramento Kings in Seattle may be the best gift for Sacramentians”

Sacramento’s Arena at Downtown Plaza: “Feel Free to Panic”


Last year it seemed all pieces for the Downtown Arena at the Railyards had a place.   With all the contributors identified, Sacramento‘s contribution would have been  250 million dollars. Fast Forward to March 2013.   The Sacramento Kings are not simply moving  out of town, they are up for sale.  While Sacramento has bidders in placeContinue reading “Sacramento’s Arena at Downtown Plaza: “Feel Free to Panic””

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


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

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


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 membersContinue reading “3 Community Forums this week: Topic Sacramento Kings and Downtown Arena Proposals: Be heard”

Build the Arena at Downtown Plaza*


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 leadersContinue reading “Build the Arena at Downtown Plaza*”

Serna-Mayorga Credit Card Scandal or Disneygate ( Calls for her Head?)


We conducted an unscientific survey in Cesar Chavez park yesterday,across from City Hall.  The few people who knew about the credit card Scandal were outraged about the use of the card in Disneyland.    The feeling of how dare she go to Disneyland!    Surprised us! One man said, how dare she take a vacation on the city…Continue reading “Serna-Mayorga Credit Card Scandal or Disneygate ( Calls for her Head?)”