Sacramento Downtown Arena : David vs Goliath 2- Hail Mary or All the Kings Horses…….


One door may have closed on one of Sacramento bloodiest fights.  A new Arena for the Sacramento Kings. Two groups, Sacramento Taxpayers Opposed to Pork (STOP) and Voters for a fair arena deal collected more than 22,000 signature which would have allowed the Citizens of Sacramento, to vote on the controversial  $258 million dollars contributionContinue reading “Sacramento Downtown Arena : David vs Goliath 2- Hail Mary or All the Kings Horses…….”

Pro Arena Group Seeing dead People, Shady Doings and Basketball just another week in Sacramento


Josh Wood at the podium with members of  Crown Downtown By CityFella The heat is on.  As the final petitions are being counted.  Pro Arena supporters are in high alert with the Mayors office and the city’s largest newspapers leading the charge. The high or low point was a pro arena press conference held  lastContinue reading “Pro Arena Group Seeing dead People, Shady Doings and Basketball just another week in Sacramento”

Its a Shaqworld After All


By: CityFella: I love Sacramento, I love the people here and its quiet beauty.  However when a celebrity comes to town the people lose their minds. San Franciscans and New Yonkers are used to celebrities and celebrities can walk the streets without fear of large groups of fans following. You know they’re there but youContinue reading “Its a Shaqworld After All”

Sacramento Arena Fight Gets Uglier: David vs Goliath


The fight for a public vote for an Downtown Arena has taken a uglier  turn. DowntownArena, org and other supporters are getting nervous and those against a public vote has turned up the volume.   Its an one voice media war being played out in print and local Television. In the last few months theContinue reading “Sacramento Arena Fight Gets Uglier: David vs Goliath”

War in Sacramento: The Arena Vote Heats Up


The gloves are off in Sacramento.  A video reminiscent of Acorn Videos of a few years ago, has made the rounds on the local TV outlets of a  petition worker who said if there would be an increase in taxes if the Arena was built.  The video and a camera phone shot of a handwritten sign suggestingContinue reading “War in Sacramento: The Arena Vote Heats Up”

Sacramento Downtown Arena:(Intimidation?) 2 Groups wants to persuade voters not to sign STOP’s petitions-for public vote


Mayor Kevin Johnson and Members of Crown Downtown Two groups,  Region Builders and Crown Downtown are against a public vote on the proposed downtown arena.   They have shown up at few places to dissuade citizens from signing the petition sponsored by Sacramento Taxpayers Opposed to Pork (STOP). Josh Wood of Region Builders told the Bee:Continue reading “Sacramento Downtown Arena:(Intimidation?) 2 Groups wants to persuade voters not to sign STOP’s petitions-for public vote”

Sacramento’s Arena Vote: Safeway tells S.T.O.P to Stop


Last week, the supermarket chain Safeway filed a lawsuit  in Sacramento Superior Court to prevent S.T.O.P (Sacramento Taxpayers Opposed to Pork) from gathering signatures in front of its Sacramento stores. S.T.O.P is one of several groups gathering signatures to force a public vote on a new downtown Sacramento Kings arena. Safeway says,  they want toContinue reading “Sacramento’s Arena Vote: Safeway tells S.T.O.P to Stop”

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”