SPORTS GONE WRONG: The Oakland Coliseum may be without professional sports team


By CityFella, Opened nearly 50 years ago, the Oakland Coliseum Complex has aged well.  It was built at a time when Professional sports were moving away from the central city and towards the suburbs, near the freeways.   Was the home of the San Francisco Warriors who relocated from the old Civic (now Bill Graham)Continue reading “SPORTS GONE WRONG: The Oakland Coliseum may be without professional sports team”

GOP Presidential Candidate Scott Walker chooses Professional Basketball over Public Education


By CityFella Build us a new modern arena by 2017 or we will leave town.  Sacramentians are familiar with this sentence from the National Basketball Associations playbook and by golly, next fall Sacramento will open the ultramodern Golden One Center Downtown, the newest NBA Arena( I mean Entertainment Complex) in the nation.   Until theContinue reading “GOP Presidential Candidate Scott Walker chooses Professional Basketball over Public Education”

Mayor Kevin Johnson, Sacramento’s Sports Leader (just saying)


The hits or strike outs keep coming for the re-elected Mayor of California’s Capitol. The Construction  of  an Arena for the Sacramento Kings was priority one  during his first four years in office. In the eleventh hour, the owners of the Kings pulled out of the Arena Project thus leaving the Arena without a principal tenant…Continue reading “Mayor Kevin Johnson, Sacramento’s Sports Leader (just saying)”