Kings Notes: Strange Winds Blowing
Kings To Start Downtown Plaza Demolition
The Grant Napear Show - February 25, 2014
Change Of Venue Requested in Sacramento Kings Arena Eminent Domain CaseConcerned they would be seen as nothing but outsiders, the owners of the Macy’s Men’s store building in Downtown Plaza have requested the move to Alameda County.
More Than 3,000 Want Signatures Removed From Anti-Arena PetitionMore people have signed a petition to have their names removed from the initiative to place a downtown Sacramento Kings arena on the ballot.
Sacramento Kings Owners Finalizing Labor Agreement With Unions For Arena ConstructionCBS13 has learned a labor agreement between the unions and the owners of the Sacramento Kings owners for a new downtown arena is coming soon.
Hundreds Apply To Reverse Their Support For Arena Ballot CampaignNews of Seattle investor Chris Hansen’s involvement in STOP, a Sacramento grassroots campaign against the arena public subsidy, may be backfiring.
Hansen Revealed As Mystery Donor, FPPC Says Investigation Of Anti-Arena Funds Not OverThe answer is now in black and white. Chris Hansen’s name is written on overdue campaign-disclosure statements showing he’s paid $100,000.
FPPC Files Lawsuit To Reveal Cash Source Of Law Firm Linked To Anti-Arena EffortsThe Fair Political Practice Commission filed a lawsuit Thursday afternoon to reveal who is funding the efforts to stop the downtown Sacramento Kings arena.
FPPC Complaint Reveals Maloof Lawyer Funding Effort To Stop Sacramento Kings ArenaThe Maloof saga appears to not be over as a complaint filed with a state political watchdog has led to the discovery the family’s attorney is funding an effort to stop construction of a new arena.
Sacramento Kings Asking City To Consider Eminent Domain Against Macy's OwnerThe owner of a Macy’s building in the Downtown Plaza where the arena is proposed to be built isn’t willing to sell the space. In fact, the owner isn’t letting an appraiser on the property. Now the team's is asking Sacramento city leaders to flex their negotiating muscles.
FPPC Refereeing Political Battle Over Sacramento Kings Downtown ArenaIt’s a whole different ballgame, with a scoreboard that’s political paperwork—campaign disclosure statements that are supposed to show political contributions and spending.