City Manager John Shirey

John Shirey

Sacramento City Manager On Kings Arena: ‘We Don’t Have A Deal Right Now’

Mayor Kevin Johnson may be the face of the effort to save the Kings, but Sacramento’s city manager is the man in charge of putting the dollars together for any arena deal.


The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – March 4, 2013

The Grant Napear Show started with plenty of talks about the Sacramento Kings and their possible relocation to Seattle or the ability to keep the team in Sacramento. Grant fielded phone calls about the Kings […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/04/2013

John Shirey

Sacramento City Manager To Seek Council Approval For Arena Negotiations

A new downtown Sacramento arena is back on the agenda with the city manager seeking City Council approval to resume negotiations with investors on the project.


Sam Somers addresses the media at a City Hall news conference where he was named Sacramento's new police chief on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. (Credit: Sacramento Police Department)

Sacramento Promotes From Within In Naming Somers New Police Chief

A deputy chief with 28 years of experience in the department has been named Sacramento’s new police chief. Sam Somers was named on Wednesday as the replacement for Rick Braziel.


Sacramento Police Dept. cruiser (file)

Sacramento Passes Budget But Still Seeks Concessions From Police

The Sacramento City Council voted to approve the 2012-13 budget on Tuesday night after much of the $15.7 million deficit was erased by employee pension concessions, but one group is still holding out.


John Shirey

Sacramento Budget Proposal Calls For 286 Job Cuts

The city of Sacramento released a proposed 2012-13 budget on Thursday that includes the elimination of about 286 full-time positions to offset a projected $18 million deficit.