Kings Fans Hated Her

  “Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs. This state of mind is not common, but it is essential for right thinking…”   Leo Tolstoy In 2008, no one was surprised.  Building a new homeContinue reading “Kings Fans Hated Her”

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 Arena Vote… Gee that was easy or was it?

With the ever present clock ticking louder, the Mayor and the Sacramento City Council voted to allow city staff to enter into detail talk’s with firms seeking to lease downtown parking. In 15 days, the city need to have a finance plan in place for the new arena.   In 15 days, they need to haveContinue reading “Sacramento Arena Vote… Gee that was easy or was it?”

It was a heart pumping Thriller last night on H Street

It was a chila dilla on  H street last night .  With the central themes being  Power to the People and a Supercharged Mayor. Power to the people is a proposed ballot measures was authored by outgoing Councilwoman Sandy Sheedy.  It would allow the citizens of Sacramento  to decide if they want to lease publicContinue reading “It was a heart pumping Thriller last night on H Street”

Sac City Approves $555,000 Downtown Arena Consultant Fees

With an 7-2 vote.  Sacramento will pay consultants up to $555,000 to locate financing for the nearly 400 million dollar arena. Councilman Rob Fong said the funding was “a modest investment in the grand scheme of things that will lead us to some real investment in this city.” Mayor Kevin Johnson described the consultant feesContinue reading “Sac City Approves $555,000 Downtown Arena Consultant Fees”