MALOOF’S SACRAMENTO HERO’S? Arena Deal (Would) Cost Taxpayers MILLIONS


What a difference a few days makes.   Just last week, we villainized  the Maloof‘s ,the Owners of the Sacramento Kings when they backed out of the Downtown Arena deal at the eleventh hour.  Last year they wanted out, Anaheim was calling, but at the NBA board of governors meeting last year, they were smackedContinue reading “MALOOF’S SACRAMENTO HERO’S? Arena Deal (Would) Cost Taxpayers MILLIONS”

NIGHTMARE! “Sacramento Kings owners dragging feet-may move anyway?


Joe Maloof–Mayor Kevin Johnson-Gavin Maloof After years of discussion,rumors of  moves to Las Vegas, Anaheim,Louisville and Seattle, the pieces are finally in place for a new 391 million  dollar downtown Arena for fledgling Sacramento Kings. The Maloofs, the owners of the Sacramento Kings  said the current arena Power Balance Pavillion (which they own) believed a new arena was needed andContinue reading “NIGHTMARE! “Sacramento Kings owners dragging feet-may move anyway?”

Slam, but not quite a Dunk (Power Balance(The Name on the Kings Arena) files for bankruptcy protection)


It may not be a question of if, it simply may be a question of when. The Power Balance name has been on the building known for more than 20 years as Arco Arena since March.  The company filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.  The company knows for its bracelets  settled a  class action suit inContinue reading “Slam, but not quite a Dunk (Power Balance(The Name on the Kings Arena) files for bankruptcy protection)”

SACRANDOM: Downtown Ponzi Schemes and the other dark meat


Yeah, he said it….. Republican Presidential Candidate Rick Perry said ” Social Security is a Ponzi  Scheme” at the Debates in California.   Any moment now Perry can expect Democratic dollars in his account.   Say it again Rick!!!  ”  It’s a Ponzi Scheme!   Southern Demos: We jus luv us sum Rick! Two words of  for  Governor PerryContinue reading “SACRANDOM: Downtown Ponzi Schemes and the other dark meat”

Grand Slam Tuesday ” Dirty Denny’s-Boring Bee-Sacramento Magazine-Power Balance Pavilion”


Its very difficult to ruin a breakfast, eggs, toast potatoes, fried meat coffee and Juice.  Denny’s has this down to a science, (they have some of the thinnest bacon on the planet)   This morning, I visited the Denny’s on Watt Ave off 80.  When I entered (about 8 am) the floors and some ofContinue reading “Grand Slam Tuesday ” Dirty Denny’s-Boring Bee-Sacramento Magazine-Power Balance Pavilion””

Planned Obsolescence: Sacramento Arena (Just saying for Monday, June 6,2011)


If the new Sacramento Arena opened today in the Railyards it would be second smallest in the NBA, just above the Power Balance Arena.  When Thomas Enterpriseses bought the 240 acre Railyards in 2006, his vision was for a mixed use community combining residential, commercial projects with entertainment venues, museums, and public parks with accessible public transportation. Continue reading “Planned Obsolescence: Sacramento Arena (Just saying for Monday, June 6,2011)”

Sacramento Arena: same story different day, Just saying for Monday, May 30,2011


Pretty pictures, nice artist renderings, its gonna be fabulous.    Money?  Were working on it.    This Sacramento rerun has grown old.    I’ve lost count of the renderings all the pretty pictures. I’m am not a Maloof, or a David Stern.    I  have grown weary of the “Sacramento Arena Show” the press releasesContinue reading “Sacramento Arena: same story different day, Just saying for Monday, May 30,2011”

Mayor KJ “Keeping Kings is Best day of his life” Are You Kidding Just saying for Monday, May 2 2011


His efforts to Keep the Kings in Sacramento is unprecedented, he and his staffers has assembled several teams focused on building a multi million dollar arena in this cash strapped community. Major Kevin Johnson should be proud,good job, well done. Pausing Pausing Pausing Something tells me the Maloof’s didn’t have the votes… So we have a year….  FansContinue reading “Mayor KJ “Keeping Kings is Best day of his life” Are You Kidding Just saying for Monday, May 2 2011″

mayor KEVIN and the sacramento KINGS


Score one for Mayor Kevin Johnson and for Sacramento in the last minutes of the fourth quarter, the momentum for the Kings remaining in Sacramento has changed.  Another year in Sacramento seems likely.     The Maloof’s have nearly run out of time outs ,what seemed certain a couple of weeks ago is less certain, its becomesContinue reading “mayor KEVIN and the sacramento KINGS”