New Kings Arena

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Blighted Part Of K Street Poised For A Comeback

The 700 block of K Street in downtown Sacramento looks almost like a forgotten part of the city, but it’s about to undergo a major facelift.

10/09/2014

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End Of Current Downtown Plaza In Sight As Demolition Work Scheduled To Start

Don’t look for a wrecking ball when the calendar turns to August. The fires step will be tearing out wires and removing asbestos. Those are jobs that members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers local 340 will be hired to complete.

07/30/2014

Kings arena fight

New Sacramento Kings Arena Closer To Reality After Historic 7-2 City Council Votes

The Sacramento City Council approved a historic deal that would pave the way for a downtown arena for the Sacramento Kings that will change the face of downtown and the city.

05/20/2014

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Group Won’t Support Sacramento Kings Arena Unless Demands Met

A coalition of labor, environmental and low-income housing advocates has a list of 25 terms they want agreed to before the city hands over a $255 million public subsidy.

03/24/2014

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Judge Denies Change Of Venue In Downtown Plaza Eminent Domain

The Sacramento Kings and the city of Sacramento trying to gain control of the property that was once the Macy’s Men’s Store on 600 K Street.

03/10/2014

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3-D View Of Sacramento Kings Arena Reveals Lighting, Sign Ideas

The first concept on how big signs should be around the arena and how bright the lights will shine was put on display.

02/27/2014

Kings arena fight

NBA Commissioner Silver Not Worried About Sacramento Kings Arena Politics

Adam Silver took over from outgoing NBA Commissioner David Stern earlier this month, and he dismissed any concerns that a downtown Sacramento Kings arena will run into problems.

02/05/2014

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More Than 3,000 Want Signatures Removed From Anti-Arena Petition

More people have signed a petition to have their names removed from the initiative to place a downtown Sacramento Kings arena on the ballot.

10/04/2013

Kings Job Search

Proposal Would Preference On Kings Arena Jobs To Highest-Unemployed ZIP Codes

A new Sacramento Kings arena jobs plan is circulating in that would give greater access to permanent positions based on where applicants live.

09/05/2013

union workers

Workers Eager For Shot At Sacramento Kings Arena Construction Work

This union orientation only happened to fall on the same day Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson unveiled an arena labor agreement with 22 unions.

09/04/2013

Labor Deal Arena

Nonunion Labor Groups Outraged By Sacramento Kings Arena Deal

The agreement to guarantee the union jobs has been in the works for years. Now that an official deal is in place, there are some who are ready to fight for those jobs.

09/04/2013

Downtown Plaza Arena

Sacramento Kings Arena Deal Would Create Up To 3,500 Jobs

An agreement this soon doesn’t happen very often, but the work the city put in during the last several years is a big reason the two sides were able to come together so quickly.

09/04/2013

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